The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 21 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 1.49% 5.00% 8.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 6.67% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £36,500 £20,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.50% -63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Software Testing
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 75 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 91.04% 75.00% 72.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52 63 95
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Altrincham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Swing
2 2 (66.67%) ProC
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Telematics
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ProC
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) Swing
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft