The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 250 216 230
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Permanent jobs citing Web Testing 11 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,050 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Web Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6272 5419 5620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.91% 80.15% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5286 4570 4856
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Web Testing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Web Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Testing across the North West region.

Web Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Web Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Web Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Web Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 8 £32,500 +4.83% 3
Cheshire -12 2 £40,000 +79.77%
Lancashire 0 1 £27,500 +30.95%
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Web Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Web Testing.

1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
2 16 (51.61%) Selenium
2 16 (51.61%) System Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
3 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
3 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) QA
5 11 (35.48%) Automation Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Selenium IDE
6 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
7 8 (25.81%) Degree
8 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (19.35%) ISEB
10 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
10 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
10 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
11 3 (9.68%) XML
11 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.68%) Scrum

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Web Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Web Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Selenium
2 10 (32.26%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Sahi
5 1 (3.23%) RSpec
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Tester
2 15 (48.39%) Software Tester
3 13 (41.94%) Analyst
4 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) WPF
4 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Interactive TV
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
1 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) System Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Automation Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Test Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) ERP
8 1 (3.23%) OOP
8 1 (3.23%) OO
8 1 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
5 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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