The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
North West / Lancashire
Rank 52 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.48% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +21.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 373 285 374
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 89.02% 85.84% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 341 241 330
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Lancashire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Lancashire

System Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Chorley - 1 £25,000 -
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Business Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software