The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 34 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.60% 4.38% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 4.90% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 143 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 86.70% 89.38% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 160 133 119
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Stockport

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Business Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (60.00%) MXML
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) ColdFusion
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Biotechnology
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (60.00%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Business Development
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport. Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago