The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - - 34
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - - 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 133 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 87.32% 91.10% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42 120 144
Median salary £35,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Bolton

Software Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall

Software Testing
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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall