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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 1.15% 2.44% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.70% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year - -3.95%  

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 76 74 156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 87.36% 90.24% 93.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 106
Median salary £46,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.87% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Test Strategy
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) RIA
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sun