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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 27 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 5.56% 2.15% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 2.23% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £28,500 £21,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.55% -26.49%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 179 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 98.15% 96.24% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 66 165 109
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Tester
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (88.89%) Web Testing
2 8 (88.89%) System Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (88.89%) OLTP
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (88.89%) ISEB
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (88.89%) OLTP
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Web Testing
1 8 (88.89%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle