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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 92 100 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 28 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.52% 1.24% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.55% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 7
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,550 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1545 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.16% 80.09% 78.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1175 1195
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +23 12 £28,500 -
Wilmslow - 12 £30,000 - 2
Chester +11 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Warrington -18 1 £34,500 -37.27%
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 35 (76.09%) C#
1 35 (76.09%) .NET
1 35 (76.09%) ASP.NET
2 32 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 28 (60.87%) HTML
4 26 (56.52%) SQL
4 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 26 (56.52%) Windows
5 24 (52.17%) QA
6 22 (47.83%) Web Testing
7 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (32.61%) VB.NET
9 14 (30.43%) Finance
10 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
11 12 (26.09%) Selenium
11 12 (26.09%) Degree
11 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
11 12 (26.09%) Selenium IDE
12 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
13 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
13 10 (21.74%) ISEB
13 10 (21.74%) OLTP
14 9 (19.57%) Web Services
14 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
15 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (17.39%) Oracle

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.87%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) ATM
1 1 (2.17%) CTI
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) OLTP
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) MySQL
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Selenium
1 12 (26.09%) Selenium IDE
2 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Tester
2 20 (43.48%) Software Tester
3 13 (28.26%) Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Test Manager
5 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (76.09%) .NET
1 35 (76.09%) ASP.NET
2 28 (60.87%) HTML
3 9 (19.57%) Web Services
4 5 (10.87%) jQuery
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.87%) XML
5 4 (8.70%) Classic ASP
5 4 (8.70%) SOAP
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.17%) HTML5
6 1 (2.17%) Ajax
6 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Statistics
2 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.52%) W3C
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Web Testing
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
4 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
7 7 (15.22%) Test Management
7 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.52%) UML
10 2 (4.35%) Information Security
11 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.17%) Web Development
11 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) C#
2 32 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 26 (56.52%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) VB.NET
5 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (52.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Rackspace
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Sencha
4 1 (2.17%) Cognizant
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago