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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 93 96 135
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +39
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 23 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 1.31% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.63% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 5
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,750 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1518 1291 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.29% 80.74% 84.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 984 1530
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Warrington +8 7 £27,500 -5.17%
Knutsford +1 5 £46,000 -
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (68.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (65.79%) Finance
3 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) Programme Management
5 16 (42.11%) Statistics
5 16 (42.11%) Test Management
5 16 (42.11%) Test Strategy
6 15 (39.47%) Manual Testing
6 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
7 14 (36.84%) Regression Testing
7 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
7 14 (36.84%) Performance Testing
7 14 (36.84%) Stress Testing
7 14 (36.84%) Integration Testing
7 14 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (36.84%) ISEB
8 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
9 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
9 7 (18.42%) JIRA
10 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 6 (15.79%) Release Management
10 6 (15.79%) V-Model
11 3 (7.89%) C#
11 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
12 2 (5.26%) QA
12 2 (5.26%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (5.26%) Rackspace

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (5.26%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.42%) JIRA
General
1 25 (65.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Test Manager
2 16 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Manual Tester
6 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Statistics
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Programme Management
3 16 (42.11%) Test Management
3 16 (42.11%) Test Strategy
4 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
4 15 (39.47%) Manual Testing
5 14 (36.84%) Performance Testing
5 14 (36.84%) Stress Testing
5 14 (36.84%) Integration Testing
5 14 (36.84%) Regression Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.79%) Release Management
8 6 (15.79%) V-Model
9 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.63%) ERP
11 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) ISEB
1 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle
1 2 (5.26%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.63%) VMware