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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 30 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.42% 3.39% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 4.17% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Median salary £21,500 £27,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
132 48 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 90.41% 81.36% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 124 45 106
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) WinForms
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) OOD
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Kanban
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) MVVM
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Gerrit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Junior
3 3 (60.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) WinForms
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Kanban
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) MVVM
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (80.00%) OOD
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Bolton, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago