Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

D Software Zephyr
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 171 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - -
Permanent jobs citing Zephyr 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.066% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Cheshire median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% - -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -16.00% -

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 465 661 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.97% 21.81% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 378 539 450
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £53,300
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 16 November 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
Crewe - 2 - -
Runcorn - 1 £47,500 -
Zephyr
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (60.00%) HP ALM
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) 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 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BI Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft