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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 246 228 231
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Web Testing 13 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.073% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.094% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 5
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
6021 5312 5706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.90% 77.59% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 4491 4957
Average salary £40,000 £38,143 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 10 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Cheshire - 2 £28,750 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £31,500 -
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (65.22%) HTML
2 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 29 (63.04%) C#
3 29 (63.04%) .NET
3 29 (63.04%) ASP.NET
3 29 (63.04%) Windows
3 29 (63.04%) System Testing
4 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (54.35%) Selenium
6 23 (50.00%) SQL
7 22 (47.83%) Automation Testing
8 21 (45.65%) QA
9 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
9 18 (39.13%) Selenium IDE
10 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (26.09%) ISEB
11 12 (26.09%) Degree
12 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
12 11 (23.91%) VB.NET
12 11 (23.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
13 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
14 6 (13.04%) Finance
14 6 (13.04%) XML
15 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
15 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 3 (6.52%) FitNesse

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) OLTP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Selenium
2 18 (39.13%) Selenium IDE
3 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.52%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Tester
2 30 (65.22%) Software Tester
3 12 (26.09%) Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Tester
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Web Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Sales Executive
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Graduate
7 1 (2.17%) Junior
7 1 (2.17%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) HTML
2 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 29 (63.04%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) System Testing
2 22 (47.83%) Automation Testing
3 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
5 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.52%) UML
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.35%) Business Development
7 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Test Management
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.35%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) BDD
8 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 29 (63.04%) C#
3 23 (50.00%) SQL
4 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
5 11 (23.91%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) ISEB
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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