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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 17 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 10.89% 5.83% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.34% 7.23% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Average salary £20,000 £45,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.55% +125.00%
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
97 83 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 96.04% 80.58% 61.73%
Number of salaries quoted 88 76 48
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 £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
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 26 November 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) ISEB
4 8 (33.33%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) MS Office
4 8 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) ISO 9000
6 6 (25.00%) HND
6 6 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (25.00%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Coaching
7 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.67%) System Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.50%) QMS
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) Service Management
9 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Graduate
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Systems Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (20.83%) Software Support Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
8 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Junior
8 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 2 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
1 2 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
2 5 (20.83%) Coaching
3 4 (16.67%) System Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) QMS
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Document Management
5 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Test Management
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
2 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) HND
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Aquila