Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 75 91
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 -3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.11% 0.89% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 1.01% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Lancashire median annual salary - £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.17% -22.58%
North West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -1.52%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 764 790 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.55% 88.07% 84.33%
Number of salaries quoted 614 711 686
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,188
90th Percentile £53,375 £52,500 £46,625
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley -3 1 - -
System Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

System Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB