The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Altrincham region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 15 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 5.77% 2.78% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 2.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £24,000 £27,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
Tester
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52 69 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 100.00% 95.83% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 47 69 82
Median salary £33,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

The demand trend of job ads across the Altrincham region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Tester
Salary Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Altrincham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Altrincham

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Altrincham region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Ranorex
3 5 (71.43%) Telerik
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) OOD
4 4 (57.14%) MSTest
4 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (14.29%) Selenium
7 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Validation

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Ranorex
2 4 (57.14%) MSTest
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Telerik
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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