Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 29 49
Rank change year-on-year -24 +20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 3.29% 1.72% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 1.85% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Knutsford median annual salary £35,000 - £32,000
10th Percentile £32,500 - £30,800
90th Percentile £37,500 - £33,600
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year +16.13% +15.67% -24.72%

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 Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 562 108 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 92.59% 93.10% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 227 29 220
Knutsford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,050 £23,400
90th Percentile £73,500 £75,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Knutsford

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) Risk Management
2 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (80.00%) SDLC
4 13 (65.00%) Wealth Management
4 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (65.00%) Banking
4 13 (65.00%) Investment Banking
5 12 (60.00%) Finance
6 10 (50.00%) Law
7 9 (45.00%) BDD
8 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (40.00%) TDD
9 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) QA
9 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
10 6 (30.00%) Confluence
10 6 (30.00%) Selenium
11 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 5 (25.00%) JUnit
12 4 (20.00%) OOP
12 4 (20.00%) OO
12 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
12 4 (20.00%) C#
12 4 (20.00%) HTML
12 4 (20.00%) CSS

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 6 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) CICS
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 4 (20.00%) JMeter
3 4 (20.00%) NUnit
3 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) Ranorex
4 3 (15.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (15.00%) TestNG
5 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
6 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) Sikuli
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (65.00%) Banking
1 13 (65.00%) Investment Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 7 (35.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (15.00%) Spring Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) EJB
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) JMS
3 2 (10.00%) JSP
3 2 (10.00%) OAuth
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) Servlets
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Struts
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) WSDL
3 2 (10.00%) XSD
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Fintech
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (10.00%) Online Banking
3 2 (10.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Risk Management
1 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (80.00%) SDLC
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Wealth Management
4 9 (45.00%) BDD
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Information Security
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) OOP
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 3 (15.00%) B2B
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) COBOL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Sun
2 2 (10.00%) Chordiant
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Apigee
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft