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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 153 150 161
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 30 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 1.20% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.34% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 20
Median salary £50,000 £75,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +85.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £40,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.39%
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
3195 3218 3378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.50% 89.59% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2684 2655 2708
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 27 July 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 27 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
Altrincham - 3 £33,000 -
Test Strategy
North West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) QA
3 17 (28.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (25.42%) Degree
5 13 (22.03%) ISTQB
5 13 (22.03%) Java
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
6 12 (20.34%) ISEB
6 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (18.64%) Security Architecture
7 11 (18.64%) Splunk
7 11 (18.64%) Portfolio Management
7 11 (18.64%) ArcSight
7 11 (18.64%) SIEM
7 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
7 11 (18.64%) QRadar
7 11 (18.64%) IISP
7 11 (18.64%) Security Operations
7 11 (18.64%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (18.64%) Project Management
7 11 (18.64%) Scrum
7 11 (18.64%) Law
7 11 (18.64%) CISSP
7 11 (18.64%) IIS
7 11 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (18.64%) TDD
7 11 (18.64%) Network Security
7 11 (18.64%) Performance Management
7 11 (18.64%) PCI DSS

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 11 (18.64%) IIS
2 10 (16.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (6.78%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Ant
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
1 10 (16.95%) Maven
2 6 (10.17%) JIRA
3 4 (6.78%) Selenium
4 3 (5.08%) Ranorex
4 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.69%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.69%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (18.64%) Law
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Test Manager
2 12 (20.34%) Consultant
3 11 (18.64%) Security Consultant
4 10 (16.95%) Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Test Leader
6 7 (11.86%) Tester
6 7 (11.86%) Web Developer
7 6 (10.17%) QA Tester
7 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Lead Tester
8 5 (8.47%) QA Leader
9 4 (6.78%) Agile Tester
9 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.78%) QA Automation Tester
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Tester
10 3 (5.08%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) CSS
1 10 (16.95%) Hibernate
1 10 (16.95%) HTML
1 10 (16.95%) JSR 170
1 10 (16.95%) RESTful
1 10 (16.95%) Spring
1 10 (16.95%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) LAMP
3 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) J2EE
4 1 (1.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.69%) REST
4 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.64%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.64%) Performance Management
3 11 (18.64%) Portfolio Management
3 11 (18.64%) Project Management
3 11 (18.64%) Scrum
3 11 (18.64%) Security Architecture
3 11 (18.64%) Security Operations
3 11 (18.64%) SIEM
3 11 (18.64%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
4 10 (16.95%) Build Automation
4 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (16.95%) Mobile First
4 10 (16.95%) Progressive Enhancement
4 10 (16.95%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.86%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) Java
2 5 (8.47%) PHP
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 13 (22.03%) ISTQB
3 12 (20.34%) ISEB
4 11 (18.64%) CISSP
4 11 (18.64%) IISP
5 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) QA
2 11 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) QRadar
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) ArcSight
2 11 (18.64%) Splunk
3 10 (16.95%) Adobe
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Telerik
4 3 (5.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
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