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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 38 42
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.16% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.46% 1.60%
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 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
236 205 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.10% 79.46% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 157 156 101
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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