The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheadle region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 17 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 2.04% 1.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 93.88% 68.06% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 20
Average salary £37,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.82% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Manchester

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Cheadle region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Cheadle

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Cheadle

Software Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 6 (100.00%) Software Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft