The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 36 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.94% - 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% - 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £30,750 - £22,250
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 - £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 - £23,700
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 169 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 80.71% 85.79% 71.21%
Number of salaries quoted 141 165 123
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
Manchester

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 18 April 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 14 (82.35%) ISEB
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) QA
5 5 (29.41%) System Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) TestPartner
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Compuware
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) HNC
6 4 (23.53%) HND
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) J2EE
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) TestPartner
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Tester
2 10 (58.82%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) System Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Web Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (11.76%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) HNC
2 4 (23.53%) HND
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Compuware
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago