Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Manchester > Wigan
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 42 4
Rank change year-on-year +13 -38 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 1.75% 0.61% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.65% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Wigan median annual salary £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% -29.49%
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year +7.14% +13.82% -12.14%

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 Wigan with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wigan
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 102 155 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 89.47% 93.94% 83.64%
Number of salaries quoted 80 150 43
Wigan median annual salary £41,750 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% +25.00% -17.24%
10th Percentile £23,400 £21,738 £21,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,625 £38,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Wigan

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Wigan

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wigan region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle