The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 59 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.79% 0.29% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.37% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £42,275 - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,075 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -4.44%
Test Strategy
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
429 271 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 85.12% 79.94% 72.18%
Number of salaries quoted 355 213 355
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Warrington region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Warrington

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
1 7 (77.78%) VMware ESX
1 7 (77.78%) SilkPerformer
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (77.78%) LoadRunner
1 7 (77.78%) Test Management
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Validation

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) LoadRunner
1 7 (77.78%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Strategy Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago