The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 24 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.98% 0.39% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.83% 0.52% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 4
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -27.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £25,000 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Software Testing
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 192 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 81.22% 75.59% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 147 159 109
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 24 (82.76%) E-Commerce
2 20 (68.97%) Test Scripting
3 13 (44.83%) Selenium
3 13 (44.83%) Web Testing
3 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
4 11 (37.93%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) Games
5 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Back Office
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) People Management
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) JIRA
9 2 (6.90%) Scrum
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.45%) HTML
10 1 (3.45%) CSS
10 1 (3.45%) Symbian
10 1 (3.45%) Test Management
10 1 (3.45%) Android
10 1 (3.45%) Open Source
10 1 (3.45%) Jenkins

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
1 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Games
3 5 (17.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Software Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Software Test Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Testing Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) E-Commerce
2 20 (68.97%) Test Scripting
3 13 (44.83%) Web Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
6 4 (13.79%) People Management
6 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Symbian
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Bonus
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