Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 41 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.05% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £72,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.38% +107.14% -58.82%
10th Percentile £30,250 £68,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £76,250 £37,500
Cheshire median annual salary £48,250 £46,250 £38,750
% change year-on-year +4.32% +19.35% +15.67%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 265 259 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 92.98% 87.50% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 233 226 249
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £64,500 £59,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -6.25%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Chester

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Insight Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata