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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 98 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 1.29% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.47% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 22
Average salary £27,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
1088 1628 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.50% 87.81% 83.20%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1338 994
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,115
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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
(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
Chester - 3 £27,000 - 1
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) SDLC
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) F5

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) F5
2 2 (13.33%) Siebel
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Vertical IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago