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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 115 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.36% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £35,250 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 - £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 - £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
1398 1372 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.89% 80.09% 78.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1027 1121
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
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 29 May 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 - 1 £31,500 -
Warrington - 1 £39,000 -
Test Strategy
North West

Test Strategy
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (88.89%) Finance
1 16 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
1 16 (88.89%) Test Management
1 16 (88.89%) System Testing
1 16 (88.89%) Statistics
1 16 (88.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 15 (83.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) QA
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) V-Model
4 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Test Manager
2 1 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Tester
2 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
2 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
1 16 (88.89%) Test Management
1 16 (88.89%) System Testing
1 16 (88.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 15 (83.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) V-Model
4 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
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