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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 108 104 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 20 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.03% 0.82% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.99% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 9
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +3.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
1628 1309 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.44% 82.48% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1053 1381
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram 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 19 September 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 8 £30,000 - 2
Knutsford -9 4 £47,000 -6.00%
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 12 (36.36%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 11 (33.33%) HTML
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 11 (33.33%) ISEB
5 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
5 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
5 10 (30.30%) QA
5 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
6 9 (27.27%) Selenium IDE
6 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 9 (27.27%) V-Model
6 9 (27.27%) Release Management
6 9 (27.27%) Selenium
6 9 (27.27%) Web Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (27.27%) Selenium IDE
2 9 (27.27%) Selenium
3 8 (24.24%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Hudson
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Software Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Test Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Software Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Testing Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
4 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Statistics
2 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 12 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
5 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 9 (27.27%) V-Model
5 9 (27.27%) Release Management
5 9 (27.27%) Web Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Test Management
6 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
6 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISEB
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) Sencha
1 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago