Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Integration Testing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 160 126
Rank change year-on-year +40 -34 +46
Permanent jobs citing Integration Testing 32 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.35% 0.48% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.53% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 25
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +16.88% -0.71%
10th Percentile £32,175 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £48,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -

Integration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,227 2,845 2,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.01% 91.22% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,705 2,151 1,710
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Cheshire

Integration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Integration Testing in Cheshire

Integration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Integration Testing in Cheshire

Integration Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +17 11 £47,500 - 1
Wilmslow -7 11 £35,750 -20.56%
Chester +17 4 - - 2
Knutsford - 2 - -
Integration Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (71.88%) Test Automation
2 18 (56.25%) Unit Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Collaborative Working
4 11 (34.38%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
5 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 10 (31.25%) C++
5 10 (31.25%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.00%) Test Management
7 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (25.00%) HP
8 7 (21.88%) Project Management
8 7 (21.88%) Selenium
8 7 (21.88%) BDD
9 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
9 6 (18.75%) Behat
9 6 (18.75%) SDLC
9 6 (18.75%) Service Design
9 6 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 6 (18.75%) V-Model
9 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server

Integration Testing
Co-occurring 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 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) DTS
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) PHPUnit
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.13%) CircleCI
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) FxCop
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) JBehave
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) StyleCop
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Junior
3 6 (18.75%) Junior Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Assurance Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Behat
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.13%) Guice
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) SignalR
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.13%) WCF
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (71.88%) Test Automation
2 18 (56.25%) Unit Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Collaborative Working
4 11 (34.38%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
4 11 (34.38%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
5 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
6 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (25.00%) Test Management
7 7 (21.88%) BDD
7 7 (21.88%) Project Management
8 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 6 (18.75%) Service Design
8 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 6 (18.75%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (9.38%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) CA
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy