The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wilmslow region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 4.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 43 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 91.30% 74.14% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 97 39 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Cheshire

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 30 July 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
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