The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 68 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 34 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.03% 2.08% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 2.14% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 36
Median salary £32,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.65% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1089 1400 1836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.97% 97.22% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1242 1605
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Cheshire region.

Tester Salary Trend in Cheshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Tester
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 6 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Macclesfield -8 6 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Chester +7 5 £30,000 - 3
Crewe - 1 £32,500 - 2
Nantwich - 1 £35,000 - 1
Tester
North West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (58.33%) ISEB
3 37 (51.39%) Test Scripting
4 35 (48.61%) Regression Testing
5 34 (47.22%) QA
5 34 (47.22%) Software Testing
6 26 (36.11%) C#
7 25 (34.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (31.94%) SQL
8 23 (31.94%) .NET
9 19 (26.39%) JIRA
9 19 (26.39%) HP UFT
10 18 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
11 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
12 15 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (20.83%) Defect Management
13 14 (19.44%) Process Improvement
13 14 (19.44%) Test Strategy
13 14 (19.44%) Line Management
13 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
13 14 (19.44%) ITIL
13 14 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (18.06%) Windows
14 13 (18.06%) Selenium
14 13 (18.06%) Defect Tracking
15 12 (16.67%) Manual Testing
16 11 (15.28%) System Testing
16 11 (15.28%) Performance Testing
16 11 (15.28%) Release Management
16 11 (15.28%) SQL Server

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) HP UFT
1 19 (26.39%) JIRA
2 13 (18.06%) Selenium
3 11 (15.28%) MSTest
3 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 7 (9.72%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.39%) Burp Suite
8 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.39%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) .NET
2 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.39%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Fixed Income
1 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
3 6 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (51.39%) Test Scripting
3 35 (48.61%) Regression Testing
4 34 (47.22%) Software Testing
5 25 (34.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (20.83%) Defect Management
7 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
7 14 (19.44%) ITIL
7 14 (19.44%) Line Management
7 14 (19.44%) Process Improvement
7 14 (19.44%) Test Strategy
8 13 (18.06%) Defect Tracking
9 12 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 11 (15.28%) Performance Testing
10 11 (15.28%) Release Management
10 11 (15.28%) System Testing
10 11 (15.28%) User Stories
11 10 (13.89%) Information Governance
12 8 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) C#
2 23 (31.94%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (58.33%) ISEB
2 14 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.39%) OSCE
3 1 (1.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (47.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.39%) HP
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.39%) RedGate
1 1 (1.39%) Telerik
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