The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 1.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Software Tester
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79 85 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 97.53% 94.44% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 79 76 134
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Altrincham region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Altrincham

Software Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft