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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 22 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 8.54% 10.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 10.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+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
58 93 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 70.73% 93.94% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 57 78 105
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 March 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (42.86%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) C
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Java EE
5 4 (28.57%) Document Management
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) QMS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (14.29%) ProC
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) JDBC
2 2 (14.29%) Swing
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (42.86%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Document Management
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) QMS
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) C
4 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Aquila