The median annual salary for a Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Macclesfield 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 > Macclesfield
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 19
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield - - 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Macclesfield median annual salary - - £27,500
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 Macclesfield. 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
Macclesfield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40 31 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 100.00% 100.00% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 208 168 403
Macclesfield median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00%  
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Macclesfield

Tester
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Salary trend for Tester in Macclesfield

Tester Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield

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 Macclesfield region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM