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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 201 197 190
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 36 63 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.96% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.08% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 57
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 £26,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,350 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
5096 5847 6029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.04% 88.82% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4253 4731 4768
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -34 16 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Cheshire +32 7 £32,500 +3.17% 6
Lancashire +19 6 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Merseyside -2 5 £37,500 -9.09%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) ISEB
3 26 (34.67%) SDLC
4 21 (28.00%) SQL
4 21 (28.00%) Retail
4 21 (28.00%) ISTQB
5 20 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 18 (24.00%) Project Management
7 15 (20.00%) Finance
7 15 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
8 14 (18.67%) UML
8 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
9 13 (17.33%) QA
10 12 (16.00%) Performance Testing
10 12 (16.00%) Use Case
10 12 (16.00%) Data Modelling
10 12 (16.00%) Scrum
11 11 (14.67%) Integration Testing
12 10 (13.33%) JIRA
12 10 (13.33%) ERD
12 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
12 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
13 9 (12.00%) Publishing
13 9 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (12.00%) SAP CO
13 9 (12.00%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (12.00%) Degree
13 9 (12.00%) 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 4 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) SAP CO
1 9 (12.00%) SAP FI
1 9 (12.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) DNS
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) SSL
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) DB2
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) JIRA
2 7 (9.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (9.33%) Selenium
2 7 (9.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.67%) Appium
5 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (28.00%) Retail
2 15 (20.00%) Finance
3 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 9 (12.00%) Publishing
5 8 (10.67%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.67%) Automotive
6 2 (2.67%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (56.00%) Analyst
2 23 (30.67%) Test Analyst
3 15 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) SAP CO Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) SAP FI Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Test Leader
5 8 (10.67%) Tester
6 7 (9.33%) SAP Financial Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) QA Leader
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Tester
7 6 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
8 5 (6.67%) Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Software Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Gherkin
2 6 (8.00%) XML
3 4 (5.33%) .NET
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (4.00%) CSS
4 3 (4.00%) WCF
5 2 (2.67%) HTML
5 2 (2.67%) HTML5
5 2 (2.67%) LAMP
5 2 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.33%) EDI
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) User Experience
2 3 (4.00%) iSeries
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) SDLC
3 20 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (24.00%) Project Management
4 18 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 15 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
6 14 (18.67%) UML
7 12 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 12 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 12 (16.00%) Scrum
7 12 (16.00%) Use Case
8 11 (14.67%) Integration Testing
9 10 (13.33%) ERD
9 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 9 (12.00%) Data Mapping
10 9 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (12.00%) Legacy Data Mapping
11 8 (10.67%) Automated Testing
11 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.33%) Java
2 4 (5.33%) PHP
2 4 (5.33%) RPG
3 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.67%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) RPG IV
4 2 (2.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) ISEB
2 21 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (12.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) SAP
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.00%) Telerik
5 2 (2.67%) CA
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) Capita
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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