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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 154 155
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 29 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.73% 0.89% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.99% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 35
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,600 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £53,500 £43,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.43% -1.20%  

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 3623 3131 3307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.72% 90.23% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3066 2633 2703
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Web Services
2 16 (34.04%) Windows
3 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
4 13 (27.66%) XML
5 12 (25.53%) .NET
5 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
6 11 (23.40%) JIRA
7 10 (21.28%) Android
7 10 (21.28%) Oracle
7 10 (21.28%) SQL
7 10 (21.28%) OO
7 10 (21.28%) SOAP
7 10 (21.28%) ERP
7 10 (21.28%) Apple iOS
7 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (21.28%) SDLC
8 9 (19.15%) EDI
8 9 (19.15%) Java
9 8 (17.02%) ActionScript
9 8 (17.02%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (17.02%) MS Access
9 8 (17.02%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (17.02%) FTP
9 8 (17.02%) HTTP
9 8 (17.02%) EDIFACT
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
9 8 (17.02%) TRADACOMS

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 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) FTP
1 8 (17.02%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) 4G
3 1 (2.13%) GPRS
3 1 (2.13%) GSM
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (17.02%) MS Access
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) JIRA
2 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.51%) JUnit
4 4 (8.51%) NetBeans
4 4 (8.51%) SonarQube
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) MSTest
6 1 (2.13%) NUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) TestRail
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
1 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Test Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Business Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Functional Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) HR Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) HR Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle HRMS Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) Web Services
2 13 (27.66%) XML
3 12 (25.53%) .NET
4 10 (21.28%) SOAP
5 9 (19.15%) EDI
6 8 (17.02%) EDIFACT
6 8 (17.02%) JSON
7 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.51%) J2EE
7 4 (8.51%) JPA
7 4 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (8.51%) REST
7 4 (8.51%) Spring
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.26%) CSS
8 2 (4.26%) HTML
8 2 (4.26%) jQuery
9 1 (2.13%) WCF
9 1 (2.13%) WF
9 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) TRADACOMS
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) CCTV
3 1 (2.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Android
2 10 (21.28%) Apple iOS
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
3 10 (21.28%) ERP
3 10 (21.28%) OO
3 10 (21.28%) SDLC
4 8 (17.02%) Logistics
4 8 (17.02%) Prototyping
5 6 (12.77%) API Development
5 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
5 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) API Integration
6 4 (8.51%) Defect Management
6 4 (8.51%) Line Management
6 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Microservices
6 4 (8.51%) OOP
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) ActionScript
3 8 (17.02%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (8.51%) Haskell
5 3 (6.38%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago