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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 23 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 2.33% 2.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
71 69 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 82.56% 78.41% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 53
Average salary £41,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) BBC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Firebug
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (14.29%) MHEG
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Firebug
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) BBC
2 1 (14.29%) MHEG
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Salford, Manchester, North West
BBC
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