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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 244 225 222
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Web Testing 10 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 8
Average salary £35,250 £31,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.70% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
6289 5429 5770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.94% 80.38% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5279 4549 4968
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 £27,353 £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 21 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 21 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 -26 7 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Cheshire -17 2 £40,000 +79.77% 1
Lancashire -1 1 £27,500 +30.95%
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 19 (59.38%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) HTML
2 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 18 (56.25%) System Testing
3 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
3 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (50.00%) Selenium
5 14 (43.75%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) QA
6 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Selenium IDE
7 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
8 9 (28.13%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (21.88%) ISEB
11 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
11 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (9.38%) XML
13 3 (9.38%) Scrum
13 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
14 2 (6.25%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (34.38%) Selenium IDE
3 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.13%) Sahi
5 1 (3.13%) RSpec
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Tester
2 17 (53.13%) Software Tester
3 12 (37.50%) Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Graduate
7 1 (3.13%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.25%) WPF
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Interactive TV
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
1 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) System Testing
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Test Management
8 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Content Management
9 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) OOP
9 1 (3.13%) OO
9 1 (3.13%) ERP
9 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
5 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (21.88%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nessus
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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