The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 55 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 46 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.88% 2.07% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 2.35% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43 30 41
Median salary £31,000 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.46% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1017 1446 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.68% 87.96% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1232 1408
Median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 18 £30,500 -8.95% 2
Crewe +5 8 £31,000 +12.72%
Wilmslow - 7 £34,312 -
Nantwich - 3 £35,000 -
Winsford - 2 £25,250 -
Software Testing
North West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (43.08%) ISEB
4 24 (36.92%) QA
5 22 (33.85%) Finance
5 22 (33.85%) SQL
6 18 (27.69%) Defect Management
7 16 (24.62%) Performance Testing
7 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
7 16 (24.62%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (24.62%) HP UFT
8 14 (21.54%) System Testing
9 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
10 11 (16.92%) C#
11 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (13.85%) MSTest
12 9 (13.85%) Release Management
12 9 (13.85%) .NET
12 9 (13.85%) Windows
13 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
13 8 (12.31%) Selenium
13 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
13 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
13 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
13 8 (12.31%) User Stories
14 7 (10.77%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
14 7 (10.77%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (10.77%) Billing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) HP UFT
2 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (13.85%) MSTest
4 8 (12.31%) Selenium
4 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
5 7 (10.77%) JIRA
5 7 (10.77%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Billing
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Analyst
2 46 (70.77%) Test Analyst
3 29 (44.62%) Tester
4 19 (29.23%) QA Tester
5 18 (27.69%) Software Tester
6 16 (24.62%) Software QA Tester
7 13 (20.00%) QA Analyst
7 13 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 10 (15.38%) Software Analyst
8 10 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
9 9 (13.85%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (13.85%) Senior Test Analyst
10 8 (12.31%) Senior Tester
11 6 (9.23%) Lead Test Analyst
11 6 (9.23%) Lead Tester
11 6 (9.23%) Test Leader
12 4 (6.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
12 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
12 4 (6.15%) Graduate Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) iSeries
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (27.69%) Defect Management
4 16 (24.62%) Performance Testing
4 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
5 14 (21.54%) System Testing
6 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
8 9 (13.85%) Release Management
9 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
9 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
9 8 (12.31%) User Stories
10 7 (10.77%) ITIL
10 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
10 7 (10.77%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Automation Testing
11 6 (9.23%) SDLC
12 5 (7.69%) Scrum
13 4 (6.15%) Defect Tracking
13 4 (6.15%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) C#
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) HP Quality Center
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