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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - 33 37
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport - 4.71% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.26% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Average salary - £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
140 171 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 87.50% 89.53% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 136 156 144
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Biotechnology
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification