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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 26 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 5.60% 0.86% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 1.04% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +85.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
98 96 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 78.40% 82.76% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 69
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 17 (100.00%) ISEB
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) Customer Engagement
3 14 (82.35%) Financial Institution
3 14 (82.35%) Wireless
3 14 (82.35%) Risk Management
3 14 (82.35%) Finance
3 14 (82.35%) Retail
4 12 (70.59%) Line Management
5 4 (23.53%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) Windows
7 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Degree

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
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 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Customer Engagement
2 14 (82.35%) Risk Management
3 12 (70.59%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Crewe
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