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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 44 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.09% 0.45% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.50% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £36,250 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £42,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,500 £34,600
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
174 200 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 94.57% 90.09% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 161 186 100
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Business Analysis
2 8 (88.89%) Business Development
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) Apache Flex
2 8 (88.89%) MXML
2 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Adobe
2 8 (88.89%) ColdFusion
2 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
2 8 (88.89%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (11.11%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Development Manager
1 8 (88.89%) Development Project Manager
1 8 (88.89%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
1 8 (88.89%) Apache Flex
1 8 (88.89%) MXML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Business Analysis
2 8 (88.89%) Business Development
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) People Management
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Adobe
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexTime, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago