Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Software Tester
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 52 55
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 0.56% 4.14% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 4.26% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 6
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +15.04% -
10th Percentile £27,050 £26,575 £23,250
90th Percentile £32,150 £36,500 £33,250
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,250
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.31% +4.31%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 349 493 377
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 97.21% 97.24% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 296 450 341
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,875 £55,000 £55,000
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings that featured Software Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) PayPal
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) PayPal
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