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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 253 234 230
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Web Testing 8 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.18% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 6
Average salary £35,250 £33,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -8.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £38,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
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 £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 19 September 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 -2 7 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) C#
2 26 (60.47%) HTML
2 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 26 (60.47%) System Testing
3 25 (58.14%) .NET
3 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
3 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (58.14%) Windows
4 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (51.16%) Selenium
5 20 (46.51%) SQL
6 19 (44.19%) Automation Testing
7 17 (39.53%) QA
8 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
8 16 (37.21%) Selenium IDE
9 11 (25.58%) Degree
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (23.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (23.26%) ISEB
11 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
11 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
11 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
11 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
11 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (11.63%) XML
13 3 (6.98%) Internet
13 3 (6.98%) Finance
13 3 (6.98%) Scrum
13 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Selenium
2 16 (37.21%) Selenium IDE
3 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.65%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) Sahi
5 1 (2.33%) RSpec
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Tester
2 27 (62.79%) Software Tester
3 12 (27.91%) Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Web Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Sales Executive
7 2 (4.65%) Mobile Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Junior
8 1 (2.33%) Graduate
8 1 (2.33%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) HTML
2 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) WPF
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.33%) Life Science
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
1 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) System Testing
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) Automation Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.65%) UML
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Business Development
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Security Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) C#
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 20 (46.51%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.65%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 10 (23.26%) ISEB
2 10 (23.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nessus
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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