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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 4.96% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
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
119 48 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 98.35% 90.57% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 110 45 72
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) Automation Testing
4 11 (73.33%) Selenium IDE
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 11 (73.33%) HTML
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (73.33%) Selenium
4 11 (73.33%) Web Testing
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (73.33%) System Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (6.67%) RoboHelp
8 1 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) VB
8 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) JIRA

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.67%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium IDE
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Automation Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Web Testing
3 11 (73.33%) System Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft