The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 0.67% 2.21% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 2.23% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% -1.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

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 148 179 186
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 99.33% 98.90% 98.94%
Number of salaries quoted 124 161 175
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) PayPal

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 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) PayPal