Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Software Tester
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 53 62
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 0.46% 1.29% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.32% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Stockport median annual salary - £30,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Stockport
Permanent vacancies in Stockport with a recognized job title 428 378 421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 97.17% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 384 363 410
Stockport median annual salary £42,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Stockport

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Stockport

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Software 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 Stockport region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle