Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 219 187
Rank change year-on-year -43 -32 +30
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 41 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.66% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.74% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 80
Manchester median annual salary £31,500 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.64% +0.71% +20.69%
10th Percentile £21,500 £27,800 £23,000
90th Percentile £54,625 £55,732 £45,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +11.11%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 7485 6376 6509
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.24% 90.04% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6297 5370 5346
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 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
Altrincham - 1 - -
System Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 14 (34.15%) Web Services
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) XML
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
4 11 (26.83%) Oracle
4 11 (26.83%) ERP
5 10 (24.39%) SDLC
6 9 (21.95%) EDI
6 9 (21.95%) Finance
6 9 (21.95%) JIRA
7 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.51%) TRADACOMS
7 8 (19.51%) ActionScript 2.0
7 8 (19.51%) Logistics
7 8 (19.51%) EDIFACT
7 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
7 8 (19.51%) FTP
7 8 (19.51%) HTTP
7 8 (19.51%) MS Access
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (19.51%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (19.51%) ActionScript
7 8 (19.51%) .NET
7 8 (19.51%) Prototyping
7 8 (19.51%) IDoc
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Payroll
1 3 (7.32%) SAP CO
1 3 (7.32%) SAP FI
1 3 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) FTP
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (19.51%) MS Access
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP
5 1 (2.44%) QlikView
5 1 (2.44%) Roambi
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) JIRA
2 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) SonarQube
4 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 4 (9.76%) TestRail
5 3 (7.32%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Games
4 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Business Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Integration Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Functional Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) HR Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) HR Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle HRMS Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) XML
3 9 (21.95%) EDI
4 8 (19.51%) .NET
4 8 (19.51%) EDIFACT
4 8 (19.51%) IDoc
5 4 (9.76%) JSON
5 4 (9.76%) SOAP
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.88%) CSS
6 2 (4.88%) HTML
6 2 (4.88%) jQuery
6 2 (4.88%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) TRADACOMS
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Android
2 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) ERP
3 10 (24.39%) SDLC
4 8 (19.51%) Logistics
4 8 (19.51%) Prototyping
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.63%) API Development
5 6 (14.63%) Line Management
5 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) OO
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) API Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Case Management
7 4 (9.76%) Microservices
7 4 (9.76%) OOP
7 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
8 3 (7.32%) Business Process Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) ActionScript
1 8 (19.51%) ActionScript 2.0
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
1 4 (9.76%) ISEB
1 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) Cognizant
4 2 (4.88%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
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