The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 28 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 5.00% - 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% - 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £27,500 - £20,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Software Testing
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 74 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 72.14% 77.08% 88.49%
Number of salaries quoted 58 51 81
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Crewe

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 16 (94.12%) ISEB
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Financial Institution
2 14 (82.35%) Wireless
2 14 (82.35%) Risk Management
2 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 14 (82.35%) Retail
2 14 (82.35%) Customer Engagement
3 12 (70.59%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) QA
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (82.35%) Financial Institution
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
1 14 (82.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
1 16 (94.12%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Risk Management
2 14 (82.35%) Customer Engagement
3 12 (70.59%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft