The median annual salary for a Tester was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Macclesfield during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 3.77% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £21,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 52 71 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 98.11% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 90
Median salary £37,500 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.92% -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield that featured Tester in the job title.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Information Governance
4 4 (57.14%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) WordPress
6 1 (14.29%) OWASP
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development

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 (14.29%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (57.14%) Information Governance
4 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) OWASP
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
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