The first table below looks at the demand for Integration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 103 98 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Integration Testing 20 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 1.05% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.37% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 23
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1463 1315 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.10% 76.72% 77.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1061 1575
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Integration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Cheshire region.

Integration Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Integration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Integration Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Integration Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 10 £32,500 -
Knutsford -1 6 £30,000 -9.09%
Macclesfield - 2 £37,500 -
Integration Testing
North West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing.

1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) QA
3 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
6 8 (27.59%) ISEB
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) Workflow
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
8 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
8 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle Spatial
9 5 (17.24%) JIRA
9 5 (17.24%) XenApp
9 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Mule
4 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Informix
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) Introscope
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Mockito
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Development Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Development Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) HTML5
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) SOAP
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
4 3 (10.34%) WSDL
4 3 (10.34%) JAX-RPC
5 2 (6.90%) JiBX
5 2 (6.90%) POJO
5 2 (6.90%) JAXB
5 2 (6.90%) XSLT
5 2 (6.90%) JAX-WS
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Axis
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) GIS
2 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) W3C
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
3 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Workflow
4 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
5 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) System Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) SOA
6 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Stress Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Release Management
8 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.34%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.24%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) C
5 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) VBScript
6 3 (10.34%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) ISEB
3 4 (13.79%) HND
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) XenApp
1 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Perforce
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Compuware
5 1 (3.45%) HP