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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 169 131 166
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +35
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 34 57 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 1.59% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.76% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 37
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3337 3239 3695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.58% 90.07% 86.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2925 2657 3146
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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
Stockport +10 4 £55,000 - 1
Bolton - 2 £50,000 -
Bury - 2 £30,000 -
Test Strategy
North West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) QA
3 18 (25.71%) Project Management
3 18 (25.71%) Degree
3 18 (25.71%) Test Management
4 14 (20.00%) Network Security
4 14 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 14 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 14 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 14 (20.00%) Law
4 14 (20.00%) CISSP
4 14 (20.00%) IIS
4 14 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 14 (20.00%) Splunk
4 14 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 14 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 14 (20.00%) IISP
4 14 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 14 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (20.00%) Compliance Management
4 14 (20.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
6 12 (17.14%) HTML
6 12 (17.14%) Java
6 12 (17.14%) CSS
6 12 (17.14%) Web Services
6 12 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing

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 14 (20.00%) IIS
2 10 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (5.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
1 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.29%) Ant
2 10 (14.29%) Maven
3 8 (11.43%) JIRA
4 4 (5.71%) TestComplete
5 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.29%) Selenium
5 3 (4.29%) TestPartner
5 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.86%) Subversion
6 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.43%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 14 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Test Manager
2 18 (25.71%) Consultant
3 14 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 10 (14.29%) Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (12.86%) Network Consultant
5 9 (12.86%) Network Security Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.57%) QA Leader
7 6 (8.57%) Software Tester
7 6 (8.57%) Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.14%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Lead Web Developer
10 3 (4.29%) PeopleSoft Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) Senior PeopleSoft Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) CSS
1 12 (17.14%) HTML
1 12 (17.14%) Web Services
2 10 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 10 (14.29%) JSR 170
2 10 (14.29%) RESTful
2 10 (14.29%) Spring
3 8 (11.43%) .NET
4 5 (7.14%) LAMP
5 3 (4.29%) HTML5
5 3 (4.29%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.86%) DirectX
6 2 (2.86%) MFC
6 2 (2.86%) Node.js
6 2 (2.86%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.86%) XML
7 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 14 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Project Management
2 18 (25.71%) Test Management
3 14 (20.00%) Compliance Management
3 14 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 14 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 14 (20.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 14 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 14 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 14 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (17.14%) Automated Testing
4 12 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (15.71%) Software Testing
6 10 (14.29%) Build Automation
6 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
6 10 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 10 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (14.29%) Scrum
6 10 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) Java
2 9 (12.86%) SQL
3 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.00%) PHP
4 4 (5.71%) VBScript
5 3 (4.29%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) C++
6 2 (2.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Degree
2 14 (20.00%) CISSP
2 14 (20.00%) IISP
2 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.86%) QA
2 14 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) QRadar
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 14 (20.00%) Splunk
2 10 (14.29%) Adobe
3 3 (4.29%) Cognos
3 3 (4.29%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Telerik
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