The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
North West / Manchester
Rank 186 134 149
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 1.36% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.50% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 44
Median salary £52,205 £52,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +21.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3513 2999 3425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.58% 90.77% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2961 2457 2898
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Manchester

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Stockport +5 2 £55,000 -
Salford - 2 £52,205 - 1
Test Strategy
North West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (32.00%) QA
3 16 (32.00%) Test Management
4 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 12 (24.00%) Project Management
7 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
8 10 (20.00%) ISEB
8 10 (20.00%) Selenium
8 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.00%) Degree
9 9 (18.00%) C#
9 9 (18.00%) SDLC
10 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
10 8 (16.00%) Splunk
10 8 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (16.00%) ArcSight
10 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (16.00%) IISP
10 8 (16.00%) Security Operations
10 8 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (16.00%) Compliance Management
10 8 (16.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
10 8 (16.00%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (16.00%) IIS
10 8 (16.00%) CISSP
10 8 (16.00%) Law

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Selenium
2 6 (12.00%) JMeter
3 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.00%) TestPartner
6 2 (4.00%) Gatling
6 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (4.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (4.00%) The Grinder
6 2 (4.00%) Toad
6 2 (4.00%) Travis CI
6 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Automotive
2 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Test Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Network Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Senior PeopleSoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) DirectX
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) MFC
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.00%) Velocity
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Test Management
3 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (24.00%) Project Management
5 12 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (18.00%) SDLC
8 8 (16.00%) Compliance Management
8 8 (16.00%) Information Security
8 8 (16.00%) Performance Management
8 8 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (16.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 8 (16.00%) Security Architecture
8 8 (16.00%) Security Monitoring
8 8 (16.00%) Security Operations
8 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) C#
2 7 (14.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) Python
5 4 (8.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) ISEB
2 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) Degree
4 8 (16.00%) CISSP
4 8 (16.00%) IISP
5 6 (12.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
2 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) ArcSight
1 8 (16.00%) Splunk
2 4 (8.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Cognos
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
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