Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 23 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 0.55% 1.56% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.98% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Salford median annual salary £37,500 £46,757 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.80% +15.45% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £45,351 £38,100
90th Percentile £38,750 £48,163 £43,300
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 178 101 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 98.34% 78.91% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 127 85 64
Salford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,850 £28,150
90th Percentile £56,250 £64,500 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Salford

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Salford

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Salford region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) GoCD
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) GoCD
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA