Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 54 56
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 1.84% 1.85% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.03% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Stockport median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -9.41% +34.92%
10th Percentile £29,850 £26,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £41,350 £57,500 £43,750
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,075
% change year-on-year +7.69% -14.64% +8.79%

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 Stockport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 400 344 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 92.17% 90.77% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 363 329 394
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,800 £26,000 £26,825
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £51,250
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.23%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Stockport

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Stockport

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Acceptance Criteria
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) User Stories
4 5 (62.50%) Ranorex
4 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) C
4 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Automotive
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
5 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 3 (37.50%) French Language
5 3 (37.50%) German Language
5 3 (37.50%) Japanese Language
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement

Software Testing
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Ranorex
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
2 3 (37.50%) Robot Framework
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 3 (37.50%) French Language
2 3 (37.50%) German Language
2 3 (37.50%) Japanese Language
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WSDL
2 2 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (75.00%) User Stories
4 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) Test Management
5 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Validation
6 2 (25.00%) ATDD
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle