The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Stockport region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 31 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.45% 8.56% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 8.64% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 5
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +31.14%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
214 220 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 97.27% 99.10% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 203 211 200
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of job ads across the Stockport region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Tester
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Stockport region.

Tester Salary Trend in Stockport

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stockport region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) MS Excel
2 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (78.79%) ISEB
2 26 (78.79%) QA
2 26 (78.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server
3 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
4 17 (51.52%) Mac OS X
4 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 17 (51.52%) Automated Testing
4 17 (51.52%) VMware
4 17 (51.52%) Case Management
4 17 (51.52%) Defect Tracking
4 17 (51.52%) Windows 10
4 17 (51.52%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 9 (27.27%) Test Management
7 9 (27.27%) Product Management
7 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (27.27%) JIRA
8 4 (12.12%) Selenium
8 4 (12.12%) JMeter
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Testing
8 4 (12.12%) User Stories
8 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing

Tester Skill Set
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 26 (78.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) JMeter
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.06%) Gradle
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) NUnit
4 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.06%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
1 2 (6.06%) DOM
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (51.52%) Mac OS X
3 17 (51.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Automated Testing
1 17 (51.52%) Case Management
1 17 (51.52%) Defect Tracking
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 9 (27.27%) Product Management
4 9 (27.27%) Test Management
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
5 4 (12.12%) User Stories
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) API Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (78.79%) QA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
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