The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Stockport region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 27 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.21% 3.91% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 3.98% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 15
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Software Tester
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport 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
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
151 176 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 96.79% 98.32% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 138 168 184
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of job ads across the Stockport region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Stockport

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Stockport

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stockport region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) iPad
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (25.00%) Appium
6 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) DOM
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) DSDM
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Appium
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
5 1 (12.50%) Gradle
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) NUnit
5 1 (12.50%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) DOM
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 1 (12.50%) DSDM
7 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter
Stockport
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago