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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 23 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 8.14% 2.08% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.86% 2.56% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +95.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
79 78 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 91.86% 81.25% 67.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 51
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
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 24 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 10 (43.48%) UNIX
4 9 (39.13%) ISEB
4 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (26.09%) MS Office
6 6 (26.09%) HND
6 6 (26.09%) ISO 9000
6 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
6 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 5 (21.74%) Coaching
8 4 (17.39%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (17.39%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) Document Management
8 4 (17.39%) Java EE
8 4 (17.39%) QA
8 4 (17.39%) System Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.04%) C
9 3 (13.04%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Systems Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Software Support Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Graduate
7 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Junior
8 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
8 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
8 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) Java EE
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) Coaching
3 4 (17.39%) System Testing
3 4 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) Document Management
4 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) QMS
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) C
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) HND
3 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) ISO 9000
2 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Aquila
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