Period
to 22 February 2020

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 6 months to 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 119 179
Rank change year-on-year +10 +60 -57
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 15 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 0.81% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.87% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 8
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £35,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £49,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%

System 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 1,452 1,949 3,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 90.69% 93.30% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,127 1,442 2,308
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,525 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £65,300
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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 6 months to 22 February 2020. 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 - 9 £43,750 -
Warrington +10 4 £40,000 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £55,000 - 1
Crewe - 1 £42,500 - 2
System Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) Azure
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Core
3 6 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Document Management
5 3 (20.00%) Civica
5 3 (20.00%) SLA
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (20.00%) Housing Management
5 3 (20.00%) Housing Association
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) QA
7 1 (6.67%) Selenium
7 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (6.67%) OO

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C# Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Core
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Microservices
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (20.00%) Document Management
3 3 (20.00%) Housing Management
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Civica