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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 237 216 245
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs citing Web Testing 14 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.50% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 16
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
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
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 +3 13 £29,500 -5.60% 1
Cheshire -22 1 £26,000 -8.77% 1
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 20 (71.43%) Selenium
2 18 (64.29%) Android
2 18 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Automated Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Scrum
5 12 (42.86%) C#
6 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
7 10 (35.71%) .NET
7 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
7 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
8 9 (32.14%) Degree
9 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
9 8 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (25.00%) JIRA
10 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
11 6 (21.43%) User Stories
11 6 (21.43%) Market Research
11 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
12 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
13 2 (7.14%) Windows
13 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 2 (7.14%) Statistics
13 2 (7.14%) Retail
13 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Selenium
2 8 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 7 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.57%) Sahi
5 1 (3.57%) RSpec
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 18 (64.29%) Test Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Automated Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
8 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Automated Tester
9 1 (3.57%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Web Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) WPF
2 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) WinForms
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Android
1 18 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Automated Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (21.43%) User Stories
6 6 (21.43%) Market Research
6 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) Test Management
9 1 (3.57%) ERP
9 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) Content Management
9 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.57%) System Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 9 (32.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
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