The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 13 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 2.70% 4.23% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 4.48% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 67 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 72.97% 94.37% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 64 57
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of job ads across the Salford region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Salford

Software Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP