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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 15 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 11.61% 7.75% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.61% 12.79% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 1
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
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
89 86 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 79.46% 60.56% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 84 78 61
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Altrincham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Altrincham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) ISEB
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (30.00%) QA
4 6 (30.00%) QALoad
4 6 (30.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) jMock
4 6 (30.00%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (30.00%) TestPartner
4 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (30.00%) QMS
4 6 (30.00%) EasyMock
4 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (30.00%) JUnit
4 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Java EE
8 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.00%) C
8 2 (10.00%) MS Office

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JUnit
1 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (30.00%) TestPartner
1 6 (30.00%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (30.00%) QALoad
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
1 6 (30.00%) jMock
1 6 (30.00%) EasyMock
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Graduate
3 7 (35.00%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Analyst Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Systems Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Head of Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (5.00%) Designer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Designer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (30.00%) QMS
2 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) System Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Document Management
6 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
Altrincham, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
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