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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 28 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.08% 9.38% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 9.38% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 11
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
171 192 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 96.61% 100.00% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 163 183 194
Median salary £37,500 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017, 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
1 19 (82.61%) MS Excel
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
1 19 (82.61%) ISEB
1 19 (82.61%) QA
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) Mac OS X
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
3 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (52.17%) Case Management
3 12 (52.17%) Defect Tracking
3 12 (52.17%) Windows 10
3 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Product Management
5 7 (30.43%) Test Management
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (30.43%) JIRA
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
6 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) API 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 19 (82.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
3 2 (8.70%) JMeter
3 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
1 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
2 12 (52.17%) Mac OS X
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
1 12 (52.17%) Case Management
1 12 (52.17%) Defect Tracking
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Product Management
3 7 (30.43%) Test Management
3 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) API Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (82.61%) QA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
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