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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.37% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 Bolton 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
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 109 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 95.89% 100.00% 98.66%
Number of salaries quoted 112 100 128
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Bolton

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Bolton region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA