The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Stoke-on-Trent region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 42 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 17 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.21% 1.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 2.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 0
Median salary £32,500 £23,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Software Tester
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
314 198 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 96.32% 94.74% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 289 170 211
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Software 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Software Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
3 11 (52.38%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) QA
4 10 (47.62%) Test Planning
5 9 (42.86%) SDLC
5 9 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Retail
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) ISEB
6 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (38.10%) Black-Box Testing
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (33.33%) QADirector
7 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (33.33%) MS Access
7 7 (33.33%) VB
7 7 (33.33%) VBA

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) MS Access
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) QADirector
1 7 (33.33%) TestPartner
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (38.10%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) WPF
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Software Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Test Planning
5 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (42.86%) SDLC
6 8 (38.10%) Black-Box Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
9 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (19.05%) Time Management
11 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (9.52%) Data Management
12 2 (9.52%) ITIL
12 2 (9.52%) MVC
12 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
12 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) VB
3 7 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISEB
1 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) PayPal
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