Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 22 21
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 0.61% 1.74% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 2.25% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Salford median annual salary £28,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £30,250 £45,000 £43,750
Manchester median annual salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.71% - -7.28%

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 Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 165 89 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 100.00% 77.39% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 116 75 63
Salford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,200 £28,100
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,750 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Salford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Salford

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification