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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
North West / Manchester
Rank 167 129 145
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 23 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.63% 1.52% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.68% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 49
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

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
3281 2915 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.54% 90.16% 86.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2839 2398 2898
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +9 5 £55,000 -
Bury - 2 £30,000 -
Bolton - 1 £50,000 -
Salford - 1 £52,205 -
Test Strategy
North West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) ISTQB
2 18 (30.51%) QA
2 18 (30.51%) Test Management
3 15 (25.42%) Project Management
4 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Software Testing
6 12 (20.34%) Regression Testing
6 12 (20.34%) Degree
6 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
7 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
8 10 (16.95%) PCI DSS
8 10 (16.95%) Security Architecture
8 10 (16.95%) Network Security
8 10 (16.95%) Performance Management
8 10 (16.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (16.95%) Law
8 10 (16.95%) ISEB
8 10 (16.95%) CISSP
8 10 (16.95%) IIS
8 10 (16.95%) Splunk
8 10 (16.95%) Portfolio Management
8 10 (16.95%) ArcSight
8 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
8 10 (16.95%) IISP
8 10 (16.95%) Security Operations
8 10 (16.95%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (16.95%) Compliance 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 10 (16.95%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) MySQL
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Selenium
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) TestComplete
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) JMeter
3 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.08%) TestPartner
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.39%) Toad
5 1 (1.69%) Ant
5 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 10 (16.95%) Law
2 2 (3.39%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Automotive
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Test Manager
2 13 (22.03%) Consultant
3 10 (16.95%) Security Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Information Security Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Network Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 8 (13.56%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) QA Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) QA Leader
7 5 (8.47%) Software Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
9 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) HR Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) PeopleSoft Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) PeopleSoft HRMS Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Senior PeopleSoft Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) CSS
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) HTML5
2 3 (5.08%) jQuery
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
3 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.39%) DirectX
3 2 (3.39%) MFC
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
3 2 (3.39%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.39%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.69%) JSR 170
4 1 (1.69%) RESTful
4 1 (1.69%) Spring
4 1 (1.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
1 10 (16.95%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) Test Management
3 15 (25.42%) Project Management
4 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Software Testing
6 12 (20.34%) Regression Testing
6 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Compliance Management
7 10 (16.95%) Performance Management
7 10 (16.95%) Portfolio Management
7 10 (16.95%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 10 (16.95%) Security Architecture
7 10 (16.95%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (16.95%) Security Operations
7 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (15.25%) Information Security
8 9 (15.25%) SDLC
9 8 (13.56%) Manual Testing
10 7 (11.86%) System Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) C#
2 6 (10.17%) Java
2 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.47%) C++
4 4 (6.78%) VBScript
5 3 (5.08%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) ISTQB
2 12 (20.34%) Degree
3 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
4 10 (16.95%) CISSP
4 10 (16.95%) IISP
4 10 (16.95%) ISEB
5 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) QA
2 10 (16.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.95%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) ArcSight
1 10 (16.95%) Splunk
2 3 (5.08%) Cognos
2 3 (5.08%) HP
2 3 (5.08%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
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