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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 161 151 175
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 24 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.92% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.04% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 15
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £40,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £80,000 £48,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.14%
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
3103 2975 3347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.83% 88.38% 85.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2645 2481 2705
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £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 June 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 June 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 29 June 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 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 18 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.95%) QA
6 13 (21.31%) Performance Management
6 13 (21.31%) ISTQB
7 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
7 12 (19.67%) Network Security
7 12 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (19.67%) Project Management
7 12 (19.67%) Law
7 12 (19.67%) ISEB
7 12 (19.67%) CISSP
7 12 (19.67%) IIS
7 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
7 12 (19.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (19.67%) Security Architecture
7 12 (19.67%) Splunk
7 12 (19.67%) Portfolio Management
7 12 (19.67%) ArcSight
7 12 (19.67%) SIEM
7 12 (19.67%) QRadar
7 12 (19.67%) IISP
7 12 (19.67%) Security Operations
7 12 (19.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (18.03%) Scrum
8 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Windows

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 12 (19.67%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.92%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.20%) Ant
3 5 (8.20%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) JIRA
5 3 (4.92%) MSTest
5 3 (4.92%) Ranorex
6 2 (3.28%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.28%) Firebug
6 2 (3.28%) FxCop
6 2 (3.28%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.28%) Moq
6 2 (3.28%) NUnit
6 2 (3.28%) StyleCop
6 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.28%) WiX
7 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.64%) WinRunner
General
1 12 (19.67%) Law
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 6 (9.84%) Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Finance
5 3 (4.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Consultant
2 12 (19.67%) Security Consultant
3 11 (18.03%) Test Manager
4 9 (14.75%) Test Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Test Leader
6 7 (11.48%) Tester
7 6 (9.84%) Developer
7 6 (9.84%) QA Tester
8 5 (8.20%) Lead Tester
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Agile Tester
9 4 (6.56%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.56%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) IT Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) QA Automation Tester
9 4 (6.56%) QA Leader
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) CSS
1 8 (13.11%) HTML
2 7 (11.48%) Web Services
3 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.20%) JSR 170
3 5 (8.20%) RESTful
3 5 (8.20%) Spring
4 4 (6.56%) .NET
5 3 (4.92%) XML
6 2 (3.28%) JSON
6 2 (3.28%) LAMP
6 2 (3.28%) LINQ
6 2 (3.28%) Ninject
6 2 (3.28%) Regular Expression
6 2 (3.28%) WCF
6 2 (3.28%) WPF
7 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 12 (19.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) W3C
4 2 (3.28%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.28%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (21.31%) Performance Management
4 12 (19.67%) Portfolio Management
4 12 (19.67%) Project Management
4 12 (19.67%) Security Architecture
4 12 (19.67%) Security Operations
4 12 (19.67%) SIEM
4 12 (19.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
5 11 (18.03%) Scrum
6 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Progressive Enhancement
7 8 (13.11%) TDD
7 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.48%) V-Model
9 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) PHP
4 2 (3.28%) Ruby
4 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.28%) VBScript
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 13 (21.31%) ISTQB
3 12 (19.67%) CISSP
3 12 (19.67%) IISP
3 12 (19.67%) ISEB
4 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) QA
2 12 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) QRadar
2 2 (3.28%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) ArcSight
2 12 (19.67%) Splunk
3 6 (9.84%) VMware
4 5 (8.20%) Adobe
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) Telerik
6 2 (3.28%) Wonderware
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) HP
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