The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Altrincham region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 15 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 4.76% 2.74% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £33,000 £27,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
63 70 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 100.00% 95.89% 99.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60 66 80
Median salary £31,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

The demand trend of job ads across the Altrincham region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Altrincham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Altrincham region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Altrincham region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Ranorex
3 6 (75.00%) Telerik
3 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) OOD
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (50.00%) MSTest
5 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (25.00%) Selenium
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (12.50%) Validation
8 1 (12.50%) MS Office
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Ranorex
2 4 (50.00%) MSTest
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Telerik
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle