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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 28 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.63% 6.32% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 7.10% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 11
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
242 155 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 97.19% 89.08% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 227 132 168
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (48.39%) C#
1 15 (48.39%) SDLC
2 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
3 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
4 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
4 11 (35.48%) ISEB
4 11 (35.48%) Project Management
5 10 (32.26%) QA
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) PayPal
7 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (25.81%) Retail
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) iPad
8 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
8 7 (22.58%) QADirector
8 7 (22.58%) Degree
8 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Java
8 7 (22.58%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
8 7 (22.58%) MS Access
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) VB
8 7 (22.58%) VBA

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 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) MS Access
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) QADirector
1 7 (22.58%) TestPartner
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) AccuRev
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) Calabash
6 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (25.81%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Software Tester
1 16 (51.61%) Tester
2 6 (19.35%) Automation Tester
2 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Manual Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
3 5 (16.13%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Games Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) WinForms
3 4 (12.90%) WPF
4 3 (9.68%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) iPad
2 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
1 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) SDLC
2 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
3 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
4 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
4 11 (35.48%) Project Management
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Black-Box Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
6 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Time Management
9 4 (12.90%) Web Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Line Management
11 2 (6.45%) Open Source
11 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
12 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) VB
3 7 (22.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) ISEB
2 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
3 7 (22.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) PayPal
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft