The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Salford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 21 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 1.27% 2.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 3.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,500 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 86.08% 85.07% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 66 35 33
Average salary £46,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.36% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Software Testing
Manchester

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 24 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Firebug
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center