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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 39 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.81% 3.29% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 3.68% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 13
Median salary £33,500 £25,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
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
305 190 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 93.27% 89.20% 79.66%
Number of salaries quoted 281 164 174
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 15 (60.00%) SDLC
2 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (40.00%) QA
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (36.00%) Project Management
5 8 (32.00%) ISEB
5 8 (32.00%) Retail
5 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
6 7 (28.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 7 (28.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (28.00%) TestPartner
6 7 (28.00%) Degree
6 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (28.00%) QADirector
6 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (28.00%) MS Access

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) MS Access
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) QADirector
1 7 (28.00%) TestPartner
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) AccuRev
4 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (32.00%) Retail
2 6 (24.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Software Tester
1 16 (64.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Automation Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Manual Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Tester
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Games Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) WinForms
4 2 (8.00%) WPF
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.00%) MXML
5 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) iPad
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) SDLC
1 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (36.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
4 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Time Management
7 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) Open Source
10 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) VB
2 7 (28.00%) VBA
3 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) PayPal
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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