The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 Job Titles advertised for the Macclesfield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 29 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 0.74% 0.55% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.56% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +74.41%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
Job Titles Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
132 179 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 97.06% 98.90% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 82 159 137
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
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Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) OLTP
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XML

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) OLTP
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
1 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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