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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 192 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 36 52 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.85% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.97% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 52
Median salary £33,000 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,051 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.75%
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
4702 5388 5792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.94% 88.40% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3971 4292 4651
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -12 25 £35,250 +0.71% 1
Cheshire +33 6 £32,500 +5.69% 2
Lancashire +8 4 £36,250 -23.68%
Merseyside +9 1 £22,500 -25.00% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.75%) ISEB
3 28 (41.79%) SDLC
4 25 (37.31%) ISTQB
5 24 (35.82%) SQL
5 24 (35.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (31.34%) Software Testing
7 18 (26.87%) Performance Testing
8 14 (20.90%) Retail
8 14 (20.90%) Project Management
9 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
9 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
9 13 (19.40%) Use Case
10 11 (16.42%) Finance
10 11 (16.42%) Scrum
10 11 (16.42%) UML
11 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
11 10 (14.93%) Manual Testing
11 10 (14.93%) ERD
12 9 (13.43%) Windows
12 9 (13.43%) JIRA
13 8 (11.94%) QA
13 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.45%) Oracle
14 7 (10.45%) Compatibility Testing
15 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
15 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (8.96%) Process Improvement
15 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
15 6 (8.96%) .NET

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 (4.48%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.99%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) DHCP
1 1 (1.49%) DNS
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) SNMP
1 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) JIRA
2 4 (5.97%) Selenium
3 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (20.90%) Retail
2 11 (16.42%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Analyst
2 28 (41.79%) Test Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Tester
5 5 (7.46%) Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Tester
5 5 (7.46%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Retail Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Web Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Software Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) WCF
4 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.99%) HTML
4 2 (2.99%) HTML5
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) EDI
5 1 (1.49%) J2EE
5 1 (1.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.49%) Derivative
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.49%) iSeries
3 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) SDLC
3 24 (35.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (31.34%) Software Testing
5 18 (26.87%) Performance Testing
6 14 (20.90%) Project Management
7 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
7 13 (19.40%) Use Case
8 11 (16.42%) Scrum
8 11 (16.42%) UML
9 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
9 10 (14.93%) ERD
9 10 (14.93%) Manual Testing
10 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.45%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
12 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.96%) Process Improvement
12 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
13 5 (7.46%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) PHP
2 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.99%) RPG
3 2 (2.99%) RPG IV
3 2 (2.99%) VBA
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (50.75%) ISEB
2 25 (37.31%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Infragistics
2 3 (4.48%) Telerik
3 2 (2.99%) Capita
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
Altrincham
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