The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - - 24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - - 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +14.81%
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
147 167 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.66% 95.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 128 161 124
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

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