The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 117 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.99% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.24% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 33
Average salary £30,750 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
System 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
1394 1373 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.94% 79.97% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1020 1101
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

System 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 System Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Knutsford - 1 £31,500 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
Daresbury - 1 - -
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 22 (84.62%) Finance
1 22 (84.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (65.38%) Test Strategy
3 16 (61.54%) Test Management
3 16 (61.54%) Statistics
3 16 (61.54%) Programme Management
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) ISEB
6 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Stress Testing
8 3 (11.54%) QA
9 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.85%) C#
10 1 (3.85%) HTML
10 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.85%) .NET
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.85%) Web Services
10 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.85%) Electronics

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Rackspace Cloud
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Test Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (65.38%) Test Strategy
3 16 (61.54%) Test Management
3 16 (61.54%) Programme Management
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Rackspace