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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 16 31
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 3.18% 3.51% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 3.92% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £47,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.11% -  

Test Strategy 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 Knutsford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 266 51 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 93.99% 89.47% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 76 32 114
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,950 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

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 27 June 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 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
3 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (60.00%) Wealth Management
4 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (50.00%) Spring
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) Confluence
6 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (40.00%) Sun
6 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
6 4 (40.00%) Internet
6 4 (40.00%) Project Management
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
6 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (40.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (30.00%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (30.00%) Fintech
7 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (30.00%) OpenShift

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 4 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 3 (30.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (30.00%) Spring Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) EJB
3 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) OAuth
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Fintech
3 2 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) RIA
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
3 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) Wealth Management
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) CMMI
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Apigee
2 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft