Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Integration Testing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 128 184
Rank change year-on-year -27 +56 -29
Permanent jobs citing Integration Testing 20 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.66% 0.70% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.81% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 5
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,777
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -0.71% +29.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £28,200
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,625 £42,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £42,960 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.71% -4.53% +20.00%

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 2692 1985 2902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.64% 87.37% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2034 1688 2449
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,850 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 - 7 £37,500 -
Wilmslow +6 6 £45,000 +16.88%
Warrington - 2 - - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £47,500 -
Integration Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 15 (75.00%) MVC
2 12 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (50.00%) XML
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) JSON
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (30.00%) Selenium
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (30.00%) User Experience
9 5 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (25.00%) NHibernate
9 5 (25.00%) WCF
9 5 (25.00%) FMCG

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 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (25.00%) DB2
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) FxCop
2 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (25.00%) StyleCop
3 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (15.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 3 (15.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.00%) LoadUI
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Integration Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
1 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 10 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) JSON
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (25.00%) CSS3
6 5 (25.00%) NHibernate
6 5 (25.00%) SignalR
6 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (25.00%) WCF
6 5 (25.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) FMCG
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (25.00%) High Availability
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) OOD
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
8 1 (5.00%) Data Entry
8 1 (5.00%) Network Design
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow