The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 105 105 130
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 16 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.91% 0.81% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.06% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 7
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1424 1325 1775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.63% 76.28% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1069 1587
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 £25,500 £27,000
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%
System Testing
North West

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 23 July 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 23 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 - 6 £30,000 - 1
Knutsford +6 5 £47,000 -3.09%
Wilmslow - 4 £32,500 -
Macclesfield +14 1 £28,500 -
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (76.19%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) C#
2 29 (69.05%) SQL
2 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
3 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
4 25 (59.52%) Windows
5 23 (54.76%) HTML
5 23 (54.76%) QA
6 22 (52.38%) Web Testing
7 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (40.48%) T-SQL
10 16 (38.10%) Selenium
10 16 (38.10%) Automation Testing
10 16 (38.10%) Selenium IDE
11 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (26.19%) Finance
12 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (21.43%) ISEB
13 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
14 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
15 7 (16.67%) Test Management
15 7 (16.67%) Programme Management
15 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
16 6 (14.29%) OLTP
16 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
16 6 (14.29%) Degree
16 6 (14.29%) Computer Science

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) OLTP
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Selenium
1 16 (38.10%) Selenium IDE
2 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Tester
1 21 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (76.19%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
3 23 (54.76%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.52%) Web Services
6 3 (7.14%) XML
6 3 (7.14%) jQuery
6 3 (7.14%) SOAP
6 3 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Statistics
3 3 (7.14%) W3C
3 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Web Testing
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) Automation Testing
4 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Test Management
6 7 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.14%) UML
9 3 (7.14%) Stress Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Release Management
9 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) SQL
1 29 (69.05%) C#
2 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 17 (40.48%) T-SQL
4 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (54.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Sencha
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago