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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 30 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.83% 0.36% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 0.45% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 6
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -32.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £25,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
242 221 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 84.32% 79.21% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 174 174 142
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) E-Commerce
2 15 (65.22%) Web Testing
3 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Back Office
4 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
4 7 (30.43%) Selenium
5 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) Games
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
General
1 7 (30.43%) Back Office
2 4 (17.39%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Test Team Leader
1 9 (39.13%) Team Leader
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Web Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) E-Commerce
2 15 (65.22%) Web Testing
3 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java