Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 22 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 1.72% 1.22% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.49% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Salford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year +1.45% -8.61% +5.59%

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 83 67 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 71.55% 81.71% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 100
Salford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,975 £28,000 £23,475
90th Percentile £65,125 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 12 December 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 Salford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) OpenShift
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes