The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 27 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.15% 7.14% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 8.33% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 11
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Test Strategy
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 96 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 86.01% 85.71% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 150 90 142
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Knutsford

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Test Strategy
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) Statistics
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
2 5 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) MBA
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) PMI
4 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) CSQA
5 1 (10.00%) DB2
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (10.00%) IVR
5 1 (10.00%) QA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
3 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Statistics
2 3 (30.00%) PMI
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Test Management
1 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) MBA
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CSQA
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
Knutsford
Real Staffing
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Real Staffing
Salary: £55 - £80 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago