The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 3.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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 Runcorn 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
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
30 67 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 100.00% 100.00% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 55 30
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Runcorn

Software Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center