Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Integration Testing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 118 160
Rank change year-on-year -2 +42 -28
Permanent jobs citing Integration Testing 14 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.81% 1.40% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.50% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 17
Cheshire median annual salary £31,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.74% +5.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,175 £36,250
90th Percentile £41,150 £60,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £44,548 £47,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -6.21% +22.58% -9.80%

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 1,559 2,401 2,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 90.43% 93.57% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,833 2,107
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +16.00%
10th Percentile £25,200 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £64,700
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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
Chester -4 10 £31,000 - 1
Wilmslow +3 1 - -
Integration Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) JIRA
1 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) QA
2 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Performance Testing
2 11 (78.57%) REST
2 11 (78.57%) SpecFlow
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (78.57%) Hudson
2 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
2 11 (78.57%) Defect Management
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) SOAP
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
4 9 (64.29%) Maven
4 9 (64.29%) JUnit
4 9 (64.29%) XML
4 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
4 9 (64.29%) Line Management
4 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
4 9 (64.29%) Groovy
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) JIRA
2 11 (78.57%) Hudson
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
2 11 (78.57%) SpecFlow
3 9 (64.29%) JUnit
3 9 (64.29%) Maven
3 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) QA Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) REST
1 11 (78.57%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) XML
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 11 (78.57%) Defect Management
2 11 (78.57%) Performance Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Line Management
4 6 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) Groovy
3 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PMI Certification
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy