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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 211 212 213
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 44 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.86% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 40
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,590 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5619 5904 6335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.25% 88.42% 86.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4687 4899 5175
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -16 24 £34,000 +13.33% 4
Cheshire +25 8 £40,000 +32.23%
Merseyside -14 4 £37,500 +50.00%
Lancashire - 3 £37,500 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 37 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) ISEB
3 28 (35.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
5 21 (26.92%) ISTQB
5 21 (26.92%) SDLC
6 18 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (21.79%) QA
8 15 (19.23%) Retail
8 15 (19.23%) Finance
9 14 (17.95%) SQL
9 14 (17.95%) Test Strategy
10 13 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 13 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 13 (16.67%) Scrum
11 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
12 11 (14.10%) Data Mapping
12 11 (14.10%) Legacy Data Mapping
12 11 (14.10%) Publishing
12 11 (14.10%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (14.10%) SAP FI
12 11 (14.10%) SAP
12 11 (14.10%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (14.10%) SAP CO
12 11 (14.10%) JIRA
12 11 (14.10%) General Ledger
13 10 (12.82%) Project Management
13 10 (12.82%) Performance Testing
14 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
14 9 (11.54%) Automated Testing

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 7 (8.97%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.56%) Apache
3 2 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.10%) SAP CO
1 11 (14.10%) SAP FI
1 11 (14.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) DNS
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
1 2 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) DB2
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) JIRA
2 8 (10.26%) SoapUI
3 7 (8.97%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.97%) Selenium
4 5 (6.41%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.56%) Appium
6 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.28%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
1 15 (19.23%) Retail
2 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 11 (14.10%) General Ledger
3 11 (14.10%) Publishing
4 3 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Analyst
2 29 (37.18%) Test Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 11 (14.10%) Consultant
4 11 (14.10%) SAP CO Consultant
4 11 (14.10%) SAP Consultant
4 11 (14.10%) SAP FI Consultant
4 11 (14.10%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 11 (14.10%) SAP Financial Consultant
4 11 (14.10%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) QA Leader
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Tester
6 9 (11.54%) Tester
7 8 (10.26%) Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Lead Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Automation Test Lead
9 5 (6.41%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
1 7 (8.97%) Gherkin
1 7 (8.97%) XML
2 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (3.85%) CSS
2 3 (3.85%) WCF
2 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) HTML5
3 2 (2.56%) LAMP
3 2 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) iSeries
2 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Replication
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
4 21 (26.92%) SDLC
5 18 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (17.95%) Test Strategy
7 13 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 13 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 13 (16.67%) Scrum
8 11 (14.10%) Data Mapping
8 11 (14.10%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (14.10%) Legacy Data Mapping
9 10 (12.82%) Performance Testing
9 10 (12.82%) Project Management
10 9 (11.54%) Automated Testing
10 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.26%) UML
11 8 (10.26%) User Stories
12 7 (8.97%) API Testing
13 6 (7.69%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) RPG
3 4 (5.13%) Java
3 4 (5.13%) PHP
4 3 (3.85%) C#
4 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.56%) Perl
5 2 (2.56%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) ISEB
2 21 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) SAP
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) IBM
4 3 (3.85%) Infragistics
4 3 (3.85%) Telerik
5 2 (2.56%) CA
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