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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 44 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.47% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 3.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
184 155 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 87.20% 79.49% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 175 112 160
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexi
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000
Posted: 6 days ago