The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Macclesfield region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 24 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 4.94% 1.54% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 1.59% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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 Macclesfield 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
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79 63 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 97.53% 96.92% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 68 50 99
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,200
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

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 Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Macclesfield region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA