The first table below looks at the demand for Integration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Integration 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 200 163 197
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +34
Permanent jobs citing Integration Testing 45 83 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 1.14% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.47% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 42 60 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,720 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £50,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5778 5651 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.19% 77.86% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4597 4797 5028
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Integration Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Integration Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Integration Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Integration Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Integration Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -3 21 £32,500 -21.21%
Manchester -36 21 £42,500 - 2
Merseyside -4 1 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Lancashire -6 1 £33,500 +23.14%
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Integration 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 Integration Testing.

1 46 (53.49%) SQL
2 30 (34.88%) Degree
3 28 (32.56%) QA
4 27 (31.40%) Oracle
5 25 (29.07%) Windows
6 24 (27.91%) .NET
7 20 (23.26%) Finance
7 20 (23.26%) Java
7 20 (23.26%) Web Services
7 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (22.09%) Computer Science
8 19 (22.09%) Software Testing
9 17 (19.77%) Unit Testing
10 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
10 16 (18.60%) Test Automation
10 16 (18.60%) ITIL
10 16 (18.60%) SOA
11 15 (17.44%) C#
11 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
12 14 (16.28%) Linux
12 14 (16.28%) Project Management
13 13 (15.12%) Automated Testing
13 13 (15.12%) Performance Testing
14 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (13.95%) System Testing
14 12 (13.95%) Selenium
14 12 (13.95%) Release Management
14 12 (13.95%) ISEB
14 12 (13.95%) VMware
14 12 (13.95%) HTML

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Integration 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 Integration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) SAS
3 2 (2.33%) Mule
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) Lync
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.16%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) DHCP
1 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.49%) DNS
1 3 (3.49%) Internet
1 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) NAS
2 2 (2.33%) SMTP
2 2 (2.33%) MPLS
2 2 (2.33%) SSL
2 2 (2.33%) SAN
2 2 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.47%) DB2
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.81%) Big Data
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.16%) MySQL
8 1 (1.16%) Informix
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Selenium
2 9 (10.47%) JIRA
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.98%) Hudson
4 6 (6.98%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.81%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.49%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.49%) Subversion
7 2 (2.33%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.16%) Mockito
8 1 (1.16%) JUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.16%) Introscope
8 1 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Automotive
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Analyst
1 23 (26.74%) Test Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Test Manager
5 9 (10.47%) Release Manager
6 8 (9.30%) Integration Manager
7 7 (8.14%) Test Team Leader
7 7 (8.14%) Team Leader
7 7 (8.14%) Testing Manager
8 6 (6.98%) Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) QA Leader
9 5 (5.81%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Development Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Development Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Systems Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) .NET
2 20 (23.26%) Web Services
3 12 (13.95%) HTML
4 9 (10.47%) SOAP
4 9 (10.47%) Middleware
5 7 (8.14%) XML
6 6 (6.98%) HTML5
7 5 (5.81%) Spring
7 5 (5.81%) Java EE
8 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.49%) WSDL
8 3 (3.49%) JAX-RPC
8 3 (3.49%) J2EE
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.33%) JAXB
9 2 (2.33%) POJO
9 2 (2.33%) Apache Axis
9 2 (2.33%) JAX-WS
9 2 (2.33%) XSLT
9 2 (2.33%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.47%) Mainframe
3 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.81%) GIS
4 5 (5.81%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.65%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.33%) Physics
6 2 (2.33%) W3C
7 1 (1.16%) Firmware
7 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.16%) iPhone
7 1 (1.16%) Open Source
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) Linux
3 10 (11.63%) UNIX
4 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) Software Testing
3 17 (19.77%) Unit Testing
4 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
4 16 (18.60%) Test Automation
4 16 (18.60%) ITIL
4 16 (18.60%) SOA
5 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
6 14 (16.28%) Project Management
7 13 (15.12%) Automated Testing
7 13 (15.12%) Performance Testing
8 12 (13.95%) Release Management
8 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.95%) System Testing
8 12 (13.95%) Automation Testing
9 11 (12.79%) Regression Testing
10 10 (11.63%) Workflow
10 10 (11.63%) OO
11 9 (10.47%) EAI
11 9 (10.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) SQL
2 20 (23.26%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) C#
4 9 (10.47%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) C
7 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.81%) C++
9 4 (4.65%) Perl
9 4 (4.65%) VBScript
9 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.33%) XPath
11 1 (1.16%) Python
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) Degree
2 12 (13.95%) ISEB
3 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) HND
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.49%) MCP
5 3 (3.49%) MCSE
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.56%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (5.81%) XenApp
2 5 (5.81%) XenDesktop
3 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.16%) SCSM
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) VMware
3 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.81%) HP
5 5 (5.81%) Citrix
6 3 (3.49%) IBM
6 3 (3.49%) Perforce
7 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.33%) Compuware
7 2 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago