Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Integration Testing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 152 137
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15 +45
Permanent jobs citing Integration Testing 33 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.23% 0.67% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.74% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 13
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £32,175 £35,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £57,750 £47,500 £41,750
North West median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.25% -11.11% -

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 2,508 2,553 1,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.69% 90.12% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,906 1,917 1,680
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,970 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £63,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Wilmslow 0 14 £42,000 -6.67% 1
Warrington +10 10 £47,500 -
Chester -6 4 - - 1
Knutsford - 3 - -
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
Integration Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 18 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Waterfall
5 12 (36.36%) Test Planning
5 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
7 10 (30.30%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (27.27%) C++
9 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Validation
9 8 (24.24%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (24.24%) Degree
10 6 (18.18%) Project Management
10 6 (18.18%) Selenium
11 5 (15.15%) Test Management
11 5 (15.15%) SDLC
11 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (15.15%) BDD
12 4 (12.12%) PHPUnit
12 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
12 4 (12.12%) Behat
12 4 (12.12%) SAP Implementation
12 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
12 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
12 4 (12.12%) 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 2 (6.06%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) DTS
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) PHPUnit
2 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) FxCop
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.06%) StyleCop
4 1 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (3.03%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) JBehave
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
1 10 (30.30%) Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Junior
5 6 (18.18%) Junior Software Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Automation Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Behat
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) CSS3
2 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) jQuery
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 2 (6.06%) NHibernate
2 2 (6.06%) SignalR
2 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (6.06%) WCF
2 2 (6.06%) WebSockets
2 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 18 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Waterfall
5 12 (36.36%) Test Planning
5 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
7 10 (30.30%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
7 10 (30.30%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (24.24%) Validation
9 6 (18.18%) Project Management
10 5 (15.15%) BDD
10 5 (15.15%) SDLC
10 5 (15.15%) Test Management
11 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.12%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C++
2 4 (12.12%) PHP
3 3 (9.09%) C
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) CA