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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 31 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.94% 2.42% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 2.47% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Median salary £30,000 £29,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
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
164 162 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 96.47% 98.18% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 152 157 178
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,100 £47,500
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 28 July 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Stockport

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (62.50%) iPad
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Appium
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Gradle
6 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter
6 1 (12.50%) TestNG
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery

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 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Appium
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Gradle
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) NUnit
4 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 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter
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