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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
North West / Cheshire
Rank 76 67 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.10% 2.77% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.91% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 20
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,650 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
963 1238 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.69% 95.38% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1072 1433
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Chester +4 7 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Crewe - 2 £32,000 - 3
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
Tester
North West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) ISEB
3 24 (52.17%) Test Scripting
4 22 (47.83%) Regression Testing
5 20 (43.48%) QA
6 18 (39.13%) SQL
7 17 (36.96%) Software Testing
8 13 (28.26%) C#
9 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (23.91%) JIRA
11 10 (21.74%) .NET
11 10 (21.74%) ITIL
11 10 (21.74%) Process Improvement
12 9 (19.57%) Line Management
12 9 (19.57%) Defect Management
12 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (19.57%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
13 8 (17.39%) Finance
13 8 (17.39%) HP UFT
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
13 8 (17.39%) Windows
13 8 (17.39%) Selenium
13 8 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (15.22%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (15.22%) MySQL
15 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
15 6 (13.04%) Information Governance
15 6 (13.04%) User Stories

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 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) JIRA
2 8 (17.39%) HP UFT
2 8 (17.39%) Selenium
3 6 (13.04%) MSTest
3 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.17%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Advertising
2 3 (6.52%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Test Scripting
3 22 (47.83%) Regression Testing
4 17 (36.96%) Software Testing
5 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (21.74%) ITIL
6 10 (21.74%) Process Improvement
7 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (19.57%) Defect Management
7 9 (19.57%) Line Management
8 7 (15.22%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (13.04%) Information Governance
9 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Release Management
9 6 (13.04%) User Stories
10 5 (10.87%) System Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
11 4 (8.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) ISEB
2 9 (19.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (43.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Google
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.35%) Tableau
1 2 (4.35%) Talend
2 1 (2.17%) RedGate
2 1 (2.17%) Telerik
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