Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Stress Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Stress Testing over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Stress Testing
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.63% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Chester median annual salary £42,000 - -
Cheshire median annual salary £42,000 - -

Stress 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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 247 162 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 92.86% 93.10% 92.27%
Number of salaries quoted 205 146 343
Chester median annual salary £40,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +12.50%

Stress Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Stress Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Stress Testing in Chester

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Stress Testing in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT jobs citing Stress 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 Chester region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Hudson
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) TestNG
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Stress Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (14.29%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Hudson
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) TestNG
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) QA Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker