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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 153 160 169
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 27 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.80% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.64% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 12
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £40,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £49,250 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
2956 2980 3342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.11% 88.30% 85.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2539 2449 2725
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Bury - 2 £33,750 -
Altrincham - 1 £33,000 -
Test Strategy
North West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (36.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.19%) Degree
3 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (20.29%) Banking
4 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) Finance
5 13 (18.84%) Automated Testing
5 13 (18.84%) QA
5 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
6 12 (17.39%) Performance Management
6 12 (17.39%) Use Case
6 12 (17.39%) Windows
6 12 (17.39%) UML
7 11 (15.94%) CISSP
7 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
7 11 (15.94%) IIS
7 11 (15.94%) Project Management
7 11 (15.94%) Law
7 11 (15.94%) Network Security
7 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
7 11 (15.94%) PCI DSS
7 11 (15.94%) Software Testing
7 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (15.94%) ISTQB
7 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
7 11 (15.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (15.94%) Security Architecture
7 11 (15.94%) Splunk
7 11 (15.94%) Portfolio Management

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 (15.94%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) SQLite
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.35%) FxCop
2 3 (4.35%) Gerrit
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Moq
2 3 (4.35%) MSTest
2 3 (4.35%) NUnit
2 3 (4.35%) StyleCop
2 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.35%) WiX
3 2 (2.90%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.90%) Firebug
3 2 (2.90%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.45%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.45%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.45%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (20.29%) Banking
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 11 (15.94%) Law
4 7 (10.14%) Retail
5 3 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 14 (20.29%) Test Manager
3 12 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) Business Systems Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) Consultant
4 11 (15.94%) Security Consultant
4 11 (15.94%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Test Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Test Leader
7 7 (10.14%) IT Consultant
7 7 (10.14%) IT Security Consultant
8 6 (8.70%) Tester
9 4 (5.80%) Head of Testing
9 4 (5.80%) QA Tester
10 3 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Head of E-Commerce
10 3 (4.35%) Lead Tester
10 3 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) CSS
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
2 4 (5.80%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) JSON
3 3 (4.35%) LINQ
3 3 (4.35%) Ninject
3 3 (4.35%) Regular Expression
3 3 (4.35%) WCF
3 3 (4.35%) Web Services
3 3 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) EPoS
4 3 (4.35%) W3C
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.35%) Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) Automated Testing
4 12 (17.39%) Performance Management
4 12 (17.39%) UML
4 12 (17.39%) Use Case
5 11 (15.94%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (15.94%) Project Management
5 11 (15.94%) Security Architecture
5 11 (15.94%) Security Operations
5 11 (15.94%) SIEM
5 11 (15.94%) Software Testing
5 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
5 11 (15.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (14.49%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.14%) Defect Management
7 7 (10.14%) Integration Testing
7 7 (10.14%) Scrum
7 7 (10.14%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (10.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.35%) C#
3 3 (4.35%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) Ruby
3 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.90%) VBScript
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Degree
2 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.94%) CISSP
3 11 (15.94%) IISP
3 11 (15.94%) ISTQB
4 10 (14.49%) ISEB
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) QA
2 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (15.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) QRadar
2 3 (4.35%) Wonderware InTouch
3 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) ArcSight
2 11 (15.94%) Splunk
3 8 (11.59%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) Wonderware
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Telerik
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