The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 33 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 1.95% - 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% - 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Software Tester
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wilmslow 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
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
149 88 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 96.75% 97.78% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 127 82 66
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,900 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Wilmslow

Software Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) RoboHelp
3 1 (20.00%) ION Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) RoboHelp
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ION Trading
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