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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 40 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.53% 3.15% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 3.45% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 7
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
171 203 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 90.00% 91.44% 92.07%
Number of salaries quoted 165 197 137
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) CRM

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft