The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 216 240 212
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Web Testing 40 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.24% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 17
Average salary £30,000 £31,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% +0.79%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Web Testing
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +7 20 £30,000 +8.10% 4
Manchester +21 19 £31,500 -12.50% 6
Merseyside - 1 £29,000 - 1
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (57.89%) C#
1 33 (57.89%) .NET
1 33 (57.89%) QA
2 32 (56.14%) SQL Server
3 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 27 (47.37%) SQL
4 26 (45.61%) HTML
4 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
5 25 (43.86%) ISEB
5 25 (43.86%) System Testing
6 24 (42.11%) Windows
6 24 (42.11%) Selenium
7 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (33.33%) Finance
9 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
11 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
11 15 (26.32%) Automation Testing
12 14 (24.56%) Degree
12 14 (24.56%) VB.NET
13 12 (21.05%) T-SQL
13 12 (21.05%) Selenium IDE
14 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (17.54%) Oracle
15 10 (17.54%) OLTP
16 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
16 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
16 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
16 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.51%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) Liferay
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (56.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) OLTP
3 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Selenium
2 12 (21.05%) Selenium IDE
3 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.26%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Tester
1 29 (50.88%) Analyst
1 29 (50.88%) Test Analyst
2 26 (45.61%) Software Tester
3 7 (12.28%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Web Tester
6 3 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Junior
7 2 (3.51%) Sales Executive
7 2 (3.51%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Junior Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) .NET
2 26 (45.61%) HTML
2 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.04%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) ZK
4 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.75%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (1.75%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.75%) Spring
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) System Testing
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
4 15 (26.32%) Automation Testing
5 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
6 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
6 8 (14.04%) UML
7 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.28%) Load Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Agile Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Business Development
9 2 (3.51%) Information Security
9 2 (3.51%) Validation
9 2 (3.51%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) C#
2 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 27 (47.37%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) VB.NET
4 12 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.28%) VB
6 3 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) ISEB
2 14 (24.56%) Degree
3 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (57.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter
3 1 (1.75%) Talend
3 1 (1.75%) Apple
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