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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 36 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.52% 2.57% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 3.39% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 5
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
169 236 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 85.79% 75.88% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 148 189 149
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) People Management
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Flex
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) MXML
5 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) QADirector
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
2 1 (9.09%) AccuRev
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) TestPartner
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Test Team Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Flex
1 2 (18.18%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) People Management
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Symbian
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago