The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wigan region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 13 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 11.94% 4.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 4.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Median salary £31,250 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Tester
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
64 71 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 95.52% 98.61% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 68 54
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

The demand trend of job ads across the Wigan region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Tester
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Wigan region.

Tester Salary Trend in Wigan

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wigan region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) WinSCP
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) iPad

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan 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 (10.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
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