The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 41 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 1.10% 4.28% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 4.73% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 2
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 163 275 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 90.06% 90.46% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 144 253 163
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,800 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) PayPal
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium

Software Testing
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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) PayPal
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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