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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 195 189 197
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 37 66 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 1.03% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.16% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 60
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,163 £44,250 £47,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
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
4850 5686 6028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.76% 88.47% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4095 4615 4799
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -19 25 £35,250 +0.71% 3
Cheshire +43 6 £32,500 +3.17%
Lancashire +9 4 £41,250 +6.45%
Merseyside +4 2 £37,500 -9.09% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) ISEB
3 26 (37.68%) SDLC
4 23 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 20 (28.99%) SQL
6 19 (27.54%) Retail
6 19 (27.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 18 (26.09%) Project Management
8 15 (21.74%) UML
8 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
8 15 (21.74%) Finance
9 14 (20.29%) Performance Testing
10 13 (18.84%) Use Case
10 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (18.84%) Scrum
10 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
11 12 (17.39%) Data Modelling
12 11 (15.94%) QA
13 10 (14.49%) JIRA
13 10 (14.49%) ERD
14 9 (13.04%) Integration Testing
14 9 (13.04%) Windows
15 8 (11.59%) Degree
15 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
15 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (10.14%) Publishing
16 7 (10.14%) SAP FI/CO
16 7 (10.14%) SAP CO
16 7 (10.14%) SAP

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 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.90%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) SAP CO
1 7 (10.14%) SAP FI
1 7 (10.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) DNS
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
1 2 (2.90%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) JIRA
2 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.80%) Selenium
3 3 (4.35%) Bugzilla
3 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.45%) Appium
5 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (27.54%) Retail
2 15 (21.74%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.14%) Publishing
5 6 (8.70%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.90%) Games
7 1 (1.45%) Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Analyst
2 22 (31.88%) Test Analyst
3 16 (23.19%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) SAP CO Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) SAP FI Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Tester
5 5 (7.25%) Developer
5 5 (7.25%) SAP Financial Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Software Tester
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Retail Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.80%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.80%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) WCF
3 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
4 2 (2.90%) LAMP
4 2 (2.90%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.45%) EDI
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) User Experience
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Derivative
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.45%) Interactive TV
3 1 (1.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) SDLC
3 19 (27.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (26.09%) Project Management
4 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 15 (21.74%) UML
6 14 (20.29%) Performance Testing
7 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (18.84%) Scrum
7 13 (18.84%) Use Case
8 12 (17.39%) Data Modelling
9 10 (14.49%) ERD
10 9 (13.04%) Integration Testing
11 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.14%) Data Mapping
12 7 (10.14%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (10.14%) Manual Testing
12 7 (10.14%) Process Improvement
12 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) Java
2 5 (7.25%) PHP
3 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.90%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) RPG
4 2 (2.90%) RPG IV
4 2 (2.90%) VBA
5 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) ISEB
2 23 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) SAP
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Infragistics
3 3 (4.35%) Telerik
4 2 (2.90%) CA
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) Capita
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago