Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 102 79
Rank change year-on-year +32 -23 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 17 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.72% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.52% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 6
Merseyside median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £61,250 £38,750 £54,250
North West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 894 1149 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.58% 88.52% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 666 777 621
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £65,000
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Merseyside

System Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Merseyside

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Merseyside

System Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 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
Liverpool +26 10 £42,500 +13.33%
Wirral - 1 £41,500 -
System Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) QA
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Solutions Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSP
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Management
4 3 (17.65%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) JDA
3 2 (11.76%) RedPrairie