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

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 30 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.58% 2.45% 9.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 3.03% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 14
Median salary £43,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £55,000
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 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
189 165 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.94% 80.88% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 158 146 150
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 January 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 January 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 8 (33.33%) SQL
1 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 8 (33.33%) PayPal
2 7 (29.17%) SDLC
3 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 4 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) WinForms
5 3 (12.50%) iPad
5 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) ISEB
5 3 (12.50%) QA
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) WPF
6 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) MS Office

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 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Calabash
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Team Leader
1 11 (45.83%) Test Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Project Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Project Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Testing Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.50%) WCF
2 3 (12.50%) WinForms
2 3 (12.50%) WPF
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (29.17%) SDLC
3 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) PayPal
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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