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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank - 31 39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 3.85% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.90% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Median salary - £28,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
227 205 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 98.70% 98.56% 98.82%
Number of salaries quoted 202 164 209
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) PayPal
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (20.00%) TestPartner
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Games
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) QADirector
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) QADirector
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) TestPartner
2 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) PayPal
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft