The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 80 120
Rank change year-on-year -24 +40  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 11 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.76% 0.62% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.73% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 3
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +3.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1276 821 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.70% 85.25% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 938 707 1215
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Cheshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Cheshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Cheshire

System 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 System Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 5 £40,000 -
Crewe - 1 £34,000 - 1
System Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 10 (45.45%) Web Development
4 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
8 4 (18.18%) User Stories
8 4 (18.18%) ISEB
8 4 (18.18%) JIRA
9 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
9 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.09%) Migration
10 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 1 (4.55%) C
11 1 (4.55%) Firewall
11 1 (4.55%) Back Office
11 1 (4.55%) Risk Management

System 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
1 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
1 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
1 10 (45.45%) Web Development
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) OCP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
Crewe, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago