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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 22 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 10.13% 6.32% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.11% 6.67% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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 90 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 77.22% 94.74% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60 78 83
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 11 (57.89%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
4 7 (36.84%) HND
4 7 (36.84%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (36.84%) MS Office
4 7 (36.84%) ISO 9000
4 7 (36.84%) ISEB
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
6 4 (21.05%) QMS
6 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) C
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) Service Management
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.26%) ProC
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Support Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Systems Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Software Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) IT Support
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) JDBC
2 1 (5.26%) Swing
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (26.32%) OO
1 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
2 4 (21.05%) QMS
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Document Management
2 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) HND
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO 9000
2 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Aquila