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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 12.22% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.10% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 112 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 86.67% 77.24% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 68 106 80
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% +10.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,746
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (66.67%) TestPartner
2 8 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) QALoad
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) jMock
2 8 (66.67%) JUnit
2 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 8 (66.67%) QMS
2 8 (66.67%) EasyMock
2 8 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
2 8 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) TestPartner
1 8 (66.67%) QALoad
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
1 8 (66.67%) jMock
1 8 (66.67%) JUnit
1 8 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 8 (66.67%) EasyMock
1 8 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Head of Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Graduate
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 8 (66.67%) QMS
2 8 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft