The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Manchester / Altrincham
Rank 25 13 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 2.27% 8.77% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 10.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Median salary £19,750 £31,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.30% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Altrincham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79 50 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Altrincham 89.77% 87.72% 75.90%
Number of salaries quoted 65 45 62
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Altrincham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Altrincham citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Altrincham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Altrincham.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Altrincham

Software Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Altrincham region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (66.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java