The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 28 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.68% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Software Tester
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 164 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 98.66% 93.71% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 110 148 186
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Chester

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Chester region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) RedGate
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) RedGate
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago