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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - 19 18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - 1.25% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.54% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £37,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +97.36%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
54 65 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 84.38% 81.25% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 15
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,150 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) BBC
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) MHEG
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) BBC
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (50.00%) MHEG
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB