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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 85 120 100
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.29% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.33% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 20
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -30.85%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
860 1535 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.48% 89.50% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 745 1200 1199
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £35,000 -
Crewe - 1 £37,500 - 1
Test Strategy
North West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (18.18%) Electronics
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Military
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Maven
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Toad
7 1 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) JUnit
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services

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 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Military
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) EMC Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Head of Testing
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Trainee
5 1 (9.09%) Trainee Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) EMC
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago