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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 33 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.48% 7.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 9.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
175 144 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 86.21% 79.56% 72.59%
Number of salaries quoted 155 128 125
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) JIRA
2 8 (61.54%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Data Management
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
8 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Appium
9 1 (7.69%) MXML
9 1 (7.69%) Open Source
9 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
9 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Appium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Tester
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) QA Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Software QA Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
3 1 (7.69%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SDLC
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Data Management
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe