Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.82% 0.39% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.41% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Warrington median annual salary £24,000 £48,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.77% -15.22% +88.52%
10th Percentile £21,047 £43,375 £46,500
90th Percentile £36,900 £53,125 £58,750
Cheshire median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -40.00% +2.56% +18.18%

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 Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 394 490 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 89.75% 95.70% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 308 357 432
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £63,750
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Warrington

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Warrington

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Warrington over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Confluence
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) TestRail
4 3 (37.50%) Postman
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) API Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) .NET

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Postman
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
1 3 (37.50%) TestRail
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Junior
2 4 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA