The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - 3.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 150 171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.95% 84.27% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 109 137 110
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

System Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office

System 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Junior
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB