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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
North West > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 70
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.99% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Lancashire median annual salary - £41,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.45%  
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 376 406 521
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 85.65% 90.22% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1434 1737
Lancashire median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB