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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 44 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.32% 1.61% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.17% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
184 138 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 80.70% 74.19% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 162 129 191
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £55,000
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 21 November 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 3 (27.27%) System Testing
6 3 (27.27%) V-Model
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) FTP
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Web Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) V-Model
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens + flexi
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago