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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 28 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.64% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 0.61% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £36,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
144 163 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 87.27% 94.22% 90.52%
Number of salaries quoted 139 151 180
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of job ads across the Stockport region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Stockport

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
1 5 (55.56%) QA
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Management
1 5 (55.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) VB6
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel

Software Testing
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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) Ajax
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) CSS3
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
1 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Management
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) VB
1 4 (44.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft