The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Crewe during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Cheshire > Crewe
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 12 38
Rank change year-on-year -19 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crewe 2.20% 6.67% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 6.67% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Crewe median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Crewe. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Crewe
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90 45 156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Crewe 98.90% 100.00% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 283 209 440
Crewe median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50%  
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £39,150
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Crewe

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crewe.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Crewe

Tester
Salary Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester in Crewe.

Salary trend for Tester in Crewe

Tester Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Crewe region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crewe 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft