Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 250 187
Rank change year-on-year 0 -63 +28
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 30 39 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.40% 0.52% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.57% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 81
Manchester median annual salary £32,500 £36,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.56% +22.50% -22.58%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £51,750 £54,000 £40,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% -20.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,835 6,829 6,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.73% 91.85% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,613 5,892 5,233
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Manchester

System Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Manchester

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Manchester

System Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Cheadle - 1 £26,500 -
System Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 14 (46.67%) SAP
2 12 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 10 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 10 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 10 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 10 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 10 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) Retail
5 7 (23.33%) Degree
5 7 (23.33%) JIRA
5 7 (23.33%) QA
6 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) ISEB
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 5 (16.67%) Publishing
7 5 (16.67%) NHS
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.67%) ETL

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 10 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 10 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (13.33%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) AMQP
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) Roambi
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) Couchbase
3 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Redis
3 2 (6.67%) Riak
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (13.33%) Bugzilla
3 4 (13.33%) TestRail
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.67%) MSI
4 2 (6.67%) NuGet
4 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.67%) WiX
5 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.67%) Publishing
4 4 (13.33%) Games
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Consultant
2 10 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) SAP CO Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) SAP FI Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Cognos Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) SAP CO-PA
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.67%) COM+
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) JMS
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) Kafka
4 2 (6.67%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (6.67%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 10 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Case Management
6 4 (13.33%) ETL Development
6 4 (13.33%) Line Management
7 3 (10.00%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Programming
7 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) RUP
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) Clojure
4 2 (6.67%) Erlang
4 2 (6.67%) F#
4 2 (6.67%) Haskell
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Cobbler
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) Cognos
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle