The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 91 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Median salary £42,500 £48,750 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +3.72%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Test Strategy
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
973 1192 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.35% 84.06% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1051 1454
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Cheshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (61.11%) ISEB
3 11 (61.11%) System Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Regression Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 11 (61.11%) User Stories
4 9 (50.00%) JIRA
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (11.11%) QA
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
9 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (5.56%) CICS
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Tester
2 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Test Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Tester
2 11 (61.11%) Test Analyst
3 10 (55.56%) Test Leader
4 9 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 9 (50.00%) Lead Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) EJB
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (5.56%) Servlets
2 1 (5.56%) Struts
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) WSDL
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Regression Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 11 (61.11%) System Testing
3 11 (61.11%) User Stories
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.56%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe
1 1 (5.56%) Chordiant
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago