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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 17 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 1.96% 2.60% 11.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.45% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
39 58 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 76.47% 75.32% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35 57 80
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Delphi
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) QMS
5 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (28.57%) iPad
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 1 (14.29%) LIMS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Delphi Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Coaching
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) QMS
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Delphi
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
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