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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 25 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.43% 1.52% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 1.66% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 7
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £31,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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
167 181 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.43% 91.88% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 138 162 124
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (30.43%) SQL
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) PayPal
2 6 (26.09%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Line Management
3 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) QA
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Coaching
4 4 (17.39%) People Management
4 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
4 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) ISEB
5 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.35%) MS Office
6 1 (4.35%) Windows
6 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
6 1 (4.35%) Back Office
6 1 (4.35%) Validation

Software Testing
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 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Team Leader
1 8 (34.78%) Test Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Project Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Software Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Lead Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Manual Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Test Project Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Web Tester
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
1 6 (26.09%) SDLC
2 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Line Management
2 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Coaching
3 4 (17.39%) People Management
3 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Use Case
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) PayPal
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft