The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.70% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £29,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 170 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 78.70% 85.86% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 148 113
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Chester

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Chester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Chester

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Sahi
4 1 (25.00%) WatiN
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Sahi
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) WatiN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago