Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 46 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 0.53% 1.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Bolton median annual salary - £23,250 -
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.91% +6.71%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 174 264 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 92.06% 90.72% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 155 219 167
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Bolton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA