Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Manchester > Altrincham
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - +36 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 1.53% - 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% - 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Altrincham median annual salary £42,000 - £40,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +3.26%

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Altrincham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 170 117 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 86.73% 80.69% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 131 92 121
Altrincham median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,050 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Altrincham

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Altrincham.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Altrincham

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Altrincham region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Aquila
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) TestNG
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing

Test Strategy
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) TestNG
1 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) EDI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) cXML
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Usability Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Aquila
2 1 (33.33%) Talend