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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 85 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.29% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.32% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 14
Median salary £43,000 £32,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.30% -30.85%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.34%
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
776 1571 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.47% 90.29% 84.84%
Number of salaries quoted 681 1242 1141
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Military
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) EMC

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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