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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 126 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.29% 1.55% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.84% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 14
Average salary £33,500 £47,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.72% -4.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £40,000 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
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
1515 1627 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.12% 83.91% 82.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1305 1033
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -6 2 £32,000 -31.91%
Warrington -8 1 £33,500 -20.75%
Test Strategy
North West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 5 (71.43%) System Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Siebel
1 1 (14.29%) F5
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago