Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Zephyr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Zephyr over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

D Software Zephyr
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 173 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - -
Permanent jobs citing Zephyr 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.33% 0.063% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 -
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -

Zephyr is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 416 696 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.55% 21.83% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 340 537 399
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £53,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%

Zephyr
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Zephyr in Cheshire

Zephyr
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Zephyr in Cheshire

Zephyr
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Zephyr in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Zephyr in Cheshire

Zephyr
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Zephyr within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Crewe - 3 £27,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £35,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £47,500 -
Zephyr
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Zephyr 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 Zephyr.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) API Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (42.86%) HP ALM
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos
4 2 (28.57%) SAP

Zephyr
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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BI Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) API Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft