The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing 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 Testing
Rank 32 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 2.60% 1.11% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 1.56% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £20,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% -36.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
Software Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wilmslow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 94.81% 71.11% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 128 58 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £38,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Wilmslow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) ION Trading
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Biotechnology
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) QA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) ION Trading
Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 30k
Posted: 19 days ago