The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software 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 Northwich region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 8 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 19.35% 14.75% 8.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.09% 20.45% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 3
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
23 44 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 74.19% 72.13% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 12
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
Cheshire

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Northwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Northwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Northwich region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Northwich

Software Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) Ajax
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
1 5 (62.50%) Silverlight
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) Ajax
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
1 5 (62.50%) Silverlight
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft