The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 36 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 0.62% 4.49% 7.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 4.52% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 13
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.51%  
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 Stockport. 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
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 160 155 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 99.38% 99.36% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 154 140 165
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Stockport

Tester
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Tester in Stockport

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 26 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 Stockport region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
1 11 (91.67%) QA
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Case Management
2 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (58.33%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Mac OS X
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Python

Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Mac OS X
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Case Management
1 7 (58.33%) Defect Tracking
1 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Product Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
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