The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 23 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 4.41% - 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% - 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 Macclesfield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 147 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 92.65% 91.88% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 53 124 73
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Software Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Stress Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Stress Testing
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA