The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 38 39
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.16% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.43% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £20,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -51.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 210 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 77.34% 81.40% 63.02%
Number of salaries quoted 132 141 103
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Cheshire

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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C