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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 14 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 18 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.77% 5.91% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.04% 6.04% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 17
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
138 182 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 97.87% 97.85% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 126 172 186
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Stockport

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (72.00%) ISEB
1 18 (72.00%) QA
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
3 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (48.00%) JIRA
6 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (32.00%) Selenium
8 8 (32.00%) VMware
8 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (32.00%) Mac OS X
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
8 8 (32.00%) Case Management
8 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
9 7 (28.00%) TDD
9 7 (28.00%) Test Management
9 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (28.00%) Product Management
10 5 (20.00%) BDD
10 5 (20.00%) iPad
10 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
11 4 (16.00%) Manual 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 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) Appium
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) Gradle
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) JMeter
4 2 (8.00%) NUnit
4 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.00%) TestNG
5 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) DOM
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Mac OS X
3 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (32.00%) Case Management
6 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Product Management
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 7 (28.00%) Test Management
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (72.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter
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