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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 121 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.99% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.18% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 9
Average salary £30,250 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1510 1611 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.98% 84.04% 81.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1283 1032
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 +3 4 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Knutsford -1 2 £32,000 -31.91%
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (9.09%) Billing
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + premium company car + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago