The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Altrincham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 22 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 4.04% 7.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 11.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £20,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 93 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 71.72% 65.49% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 61 88 64
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Manchester

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 30 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Software Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (53.33%) LoadRunner
2 8 (53.33%) JUnit
2 8 (53.33%) TestPartner
2 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
2 8 (53.33%) SilkPerformer
2 8 (53.33%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) QALoad
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) jMock
2 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
2 8 (53.33%) QMS
2 8 (53.33%) EasyMock
2 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (53.33%) LoadRunner
1 8 (53.33%) JUnit
1 8 (53.33%) TestPartner
1 8 (53.33%) SilkPerformer
1 8 (53.33%) QALoad
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
1 8 (53.33%) jMock
1 8 (53.33%) EasyMock
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Head of Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Graduate
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
1 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
1 8 (53.33%) QMS
1 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to £45,000 dep on experience + excel
Posted: 9 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday