The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 225 179 221
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +42
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 34 68 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 1.12% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.27% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30 63 41
Median salary £41,000 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £40,400 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
System Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5588 5349 6504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.19% 87.83% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4390 5576
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

System Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the North West region.

System Testing Salary Trend in the North West

System Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

System Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -66 17 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Cheshire +11 5 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Lancashire -5 5 £40,000 +42.85%
Merseyside -10 3 £30,000 -45.45% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (26.32%) QA
3 20 (26.32%) ISEB
4 18 (23.68%) Regression Testing
4 18 (23.68%) Test Strategy
5 17 (22.37%) Software Testing
5 17 (22.37%) Finance
6 15 (19.74%) Integration Testing
7 14 (18.42%) JIRA
7 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (18.42%) SQL
8 12 (15.79%) SoapUI
9 11 (14.47%) Data Mapping
9 11 (14.47%) User Stories
9 11 (14.47%) Legacy Data Mapping
9 11 (14.47%) SDLC
9 11 (14.47%) SAP FI
9 11 (14.47%) SAP
9 11 (14.47%) SAP FI/CO
9 11 (14.47%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
9 11 (14.47%) Publishing
9 11 (14.47%) General Ledger
9 11 (14.47%) Automated Testing
9 11 (14.47%) Retail
9 11 (14.47%) SAP CO
10 9 (11.84%) Degree
10 9 (11.84%) ISTQB
10 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) SAP CO
1 11 (14.47%) SAP FI
1 11 (14.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) DNS
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
1 2 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Network Security
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
2 1 (1.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.26%) DB2
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) JIRA
2 12 (15.79%) SoapUI
3 9 (11.84%) Selenium
4 7 (9.21%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.89%) JUnit
5 6 (7.89%) NetBeans
6 5 (6.58%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.63%) Appium
8 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.32%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.32%) Hudson
9 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) General Ledger
2 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
2 11 (14.47%) Publishing
2 11 (14.47%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Analyst
2 27 (35.53%) Test Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Test Leader
4 13 (17.11%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 12 (15.79%) Senior Tester
5 12 (15.79%) Tester
6 11 (14.47%) Consultant
6 11 (14.47%) SAP CO Consultant
6 11 (14.47%) SAP Consultant
6 11 (14.47%) SAP FI Consultant
6 11 (14.47%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 11 (14.47%) SAP Financial Consultant
7 10 (13.16%) QA Leader
8 9 (11.84%) Developer
8 9 (11.84%) Lead Test Analyst
8 9 (11.84%) Lead Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.58%) QA Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) SOAP
2 7 (9.21%) Gherkin
3 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.89%) J2EE
3 6 (7.89%) JPA
3 6 (7.89%) JSON
3 6 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (7.89%) REST
3 6 (7.89%) Spring
3 6 (7.89%) XML
4 5 (6.58%) .NET
4 5 (6.58%) Web Services
5 2 (2.63%) LAMP
5 2 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) iSeries
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Replication
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) CCTV
4 1 (1.32%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.32%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (23.68%) Regression Testing
3 18 (23.68%) Test Strategy
4 17 (22.37%) Software Testing
5 15 (19.74%) Integration Testing
6 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (14.47%) Automated Testing
7 11 (14.47%) Data Mapping
7 11 (14.47%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (14.47%) Legacy Data Mapping
7 11 (14.47%) SDLC
7 11 (14.47%) User Stories
8 9 (11.84%) API Testing
8 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.21%) Defect Management
9 7 (9.21%) Manual Testing
9 7 (9.21%) OO
9 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Java
3 6 (7.89%) Haskell
4 4 (5.26%) RPG
5 3 (3.95%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) ISEB
2 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) CCNP
4 1 (1.32%) CEH
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.32%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) SAP
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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