The median annual salary for a Tester was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wigan during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Tester
Manchester / Wigan
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 5.06% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £27,500 - -
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 Wigan. 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
Wigan
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78 15 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 98.73% 83.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 76 13 37
Median salary £35,000 £23,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.93% -27.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Wigan

Tester
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for Tester in Wigan

Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wigan region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) iPad
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (80.00%) Case Management
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Chai
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Mocha
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) Mocha
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Case Management
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
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