Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Integration Testing
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 204 298
Rank change year-on-year -87 +94 -10
Permanent jobs citing Integration Testing 83 142 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 1.23% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.39% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 48 96 48
North West median annual salary £42,500 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.60% +16.25% +11.89%
10th Percentile £30,125 £35,250 £29,435
90th Percentile £58,875 £60,000 £52,975
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +5.26%

Integration 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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 11821 10227 11778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.18% 88.39% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9615 8552 9449
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,950
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in the North West

Integration Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the North West.

Salary trend for Integration Testing in the North West

Integration Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the North West over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Integration Testing in the North West

Integration Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Manchester -117 43 £38,000 -20.00% 6
Cheshire -4 24 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Merseyside +1 14 £42,500 -
Lancashire -11 1 £72,500 +65.71%
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT jobs citing Integration 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 North West region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 35 (42.17%) C#
2 34 (40.96%) .NET
3 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (37.35%) SQL Server
5 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
6 27 (32.53%) .NET Framework
7 25 (30.12%) MVC
8 23 (27.71%) jQuery
8 23 (27.71%) Entity Framework
9 22 (26.51%) Windows
9 22 (26.51%) AngularJS
10 21 (25.30%) SQL
10 21 (25.30%) Java
10 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
11 20 (24.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (24.10%) Selenium
11 20 (24.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (22.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (22.89%) CSS
12 19 (22.89%) HTML
13 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (20.48%) Finance
14 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
15 16 (19.28%) Unit Testing
15 16 (19.28%) HTML5
15 16 (19.28%) XML
16 15 (18.07%) WCF
16 15 (18.07%) JSON
16 15 (18.07%) User Experience
17 14 (16.87%) SignalR

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (16.87%) NServiceBus
2 6 (7.23%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.82%) CMS
4 3 (3.61%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.41%) Jetty
5 2 (2.41%) nginx
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.41%) Tornado
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.61%) Magento
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.41%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.41%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.20%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.20%) SAP PS
4 1 (1.20%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.20%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Broadband
2 2 (2.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.64%) Big Data
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.02%) DB2
6 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.41%) HBase
9 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.41%) Redis
9 2 (2.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Selenium
2 14 (16.87%) FxCop
2 14 (16.87%) SpecFlow
2 14 (16.87%) StyleCop
3 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
3 13 (15.66%) Visual Studio
4 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.02%) JIRA
5 5 (6.02%) Subversion
6 4 (4.82%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.61%) Maven
8 2 (2.41%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.41%) JBehave
8 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.41%) JMeter
8 2 (2.41%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.41%) RSpec
8 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Billing
4 3 (3.61%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.61%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.41%) German Language
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) French Language
6 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Software Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Consultant
5 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Test Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) Functional Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Java Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Integration Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) .NET Programmer
10 5 (6.02%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Junior
10 5 (6.02%) Programmer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.82%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.96%) .NET
2 27 (32.53%) .NET Framework
3 23 (27.71%) Entity Framework
3 23 (27.71%) jQuery
4 22 (26.51%) AngularJS
5 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
6 20 (24.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (24.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (22.89%) CSS
7 19 (22.89%) HTML
8 16 (19.28%) HTML5
8 16 (19.28%) XML
9 15 (18.07%) JSON
9 15 (18.07%) WCF
10 14 (16.87%) Castle Windsor
10 14 (16.87%) CSS3
10 14 (16.87%) NHibernate
10 14 (16.87%) SignalR
10 14 (16.87%) WebSockets
11 10 (12.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (18.07%) User Experience
3 8 (9.64%) Life Science
3 8 (9.64%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.23%) Cybercrime
4 6 (7.23%) PMI
5 5 (6.02%) FMCG
6 4 (4.82%) Replication
7 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.41%) EPoS
7 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.20%) Derivative
8 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.20%) RIA
8 1 (1.20%) Social Media
8 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) MVC
3 19 (22.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
5 16 (19.28%) Unit Testing
6 14 (16.87%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (15.66%) Scrum
8 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (14.46%) TDD
8 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
9 10 (12.05%) OO
9 10 (12.05%) Release Management
10 9 (10.84%) Web Development
11 8 (9.64%) Regression Testing
11 8 (9.64%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (9.64%) Validation
12 7 (8.43%) Change Management
12 7 (8.43%) Functional Testing
12 7 (8.43%) Network Design
13 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.17%) C#
2 21 (25.30%) Java
2 21 (25.30%) SQL
3 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.43%) C
4 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.02%) Ruby
6 3 (3.61%) PHP
6 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.41%) C++
7 2 (2.41%) Python
7 2 (2.41%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) DV Cleared
1 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) ISEB
3 7 (8.43%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) QA
2 8 (9.64%) GMP
3 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
1 2 (2.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) Ansible
2 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.02%) SAP
5 3 (3.61%) JDA
5 3 (3.61%) RedPrairie
5 3 (3.61%) Sage
6 2 (2.41%) Google
6 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.20%) Ariba
7 1 (1.20%) Progress
7 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
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