Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Crewe with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Cheshire > Crewe
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crewe 3.40% 3.54% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 4.24% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Crewe median annual salary - £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% -19.12%
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £31,250 £33,500
% change year-on-year +40.80% -6.72% +11.67%

Software 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 Crewe with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Crewe
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 128 165 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crewe 87.07% 83.33% 85.88%
Number of salaries quoted 94 152 123
Crewe median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £27,150 £22,800 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,875 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Crewe

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crewe.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Crewe

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Crewe

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Software 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 Crewe region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Matrix Management
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) TestNG
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crewe 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) TestNG
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
1 4 (80.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Matrix Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA