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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 106 99 127
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 19 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.98% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.01% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 9
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +3.09%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -6.25%
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
1594 1283 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.38% 79.79% 76.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1022 1437
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -15 7 £30,000 -
Knutsford -10 5 £47,000 -6.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 - 1
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 29 (82.86%) SQL
2 26 (74.29%) .NET
3 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) C#
4 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
5 16 (45.71%) Windows
5 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
5 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
6 13 (37.14%) QA
6 13 (37.14%) HTML
7 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
7 12 (34.29%) Web Testing
8 11 (31.43%) Automation Testing
8 11 (31.43%) Selenium IDE
8 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
8 11 (31.43%) Selenium
9 10 (28.57%) Regression Testing
9 10 (28.57%) ISEB
9 10 (28.57%) Manual Testing
9 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Stress Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Integration Testing
10 9 (25.71%) V-Model
10 9 (25.71%) Release Management
10 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
11 8 (22.86%) JIRA
11 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) OLTP
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium IDE
2 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (22.86%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Tester
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
1 12 (34.29%) Software Tester
2 10 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
6 3 (8.57%) XML
6 3 (8.57%) jQuery
6 3 (8.57%) SOAP
6 3 (8.57%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Statistics
2 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) W3C
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Web Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Automation Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Release Management
5 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Stress Testing
5 9 (25.71%) V-Model
5 9 (25.71%) Integration Testing
6 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Test Management
7 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) C#
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.57%) Sencha
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: TBC
Posted: 6 days ago