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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 81 96 115
Rank change year-on-year +15 +19  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 11 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.03% 0.23% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.27% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 9
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -27.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 929 1108 1596
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.15% 85.36% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 743 932 1216
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 - 7 £40,000 -
Chester +5 3 £22,500 -30.76%
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
System Testing
North West

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
9 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.67%) TDD
9 1 (6.67%) Billing
9 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.67%) Firewall
9 1 (6.67%) Back Office
9 1 (6.67%) Risk Management

System Testing
Top Related 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 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
1 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
1 7 (46.67%) Web Development
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) OCP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago