The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 21 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 7.77% 4.23% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.92% 4.40% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 2
Average salary £28,500 £21,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.55% -26.49%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 182 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 98.06% 96.30% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 64 168 108
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Tester
Cheshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Tester
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Tester Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Tester
Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region that cited 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 Tester in their job title.

1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
1 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (50.00%) Web Development
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (50.00%) QA
3 9 (50.00%) OWASP
4 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 8 (44.44%) System Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 8 (44.44%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (44.44%) OLTP
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (44.44%) ISEB
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) UML

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region that cited 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (44.44%) OLTP
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
1 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 9 (50.00%) Web Development
1 9 (50.00%) OWASP
2 8 (44.44%) Web Testing
2 8 (44.44%) System Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle