Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Wilmslow during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Tester
Cheshire > Wilmslow
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - +29 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow 2.25% - 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% - 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Wilmslow median annual salary £33,750 - £22,500
10th Percentile £28,750 - £18,050
90th Percentile £37,850 - £23,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wilmslow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wilmslow
Permanent vacancies in Wilmslow with a recognized job title 165 300 118
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.70% 98.36% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 154 285 111
Wilmslow median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £66,650 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Wilmslow

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Wilmslow

Tester
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

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

Salary trend for Tester in Wilmslow

Tester Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Wilmslow region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) QA

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wilmslow 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 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA