The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 12.82% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Software Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Runcorn region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 97.44% 47.83% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 18
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,436
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,750 £45,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Runcorn

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Android
2 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
3 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
3 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) Apple
4 8 (72.73%) MVC
4 8 (72.73%) WinForms
4 8 (72.73%) MS Project
4 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 8 (72.73%) N-Tier
4 8 (72.73%) MS Visio
4 8 (72.73%) COM
4 8 (72.73%) SOAP
4 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 8 (72.73%) XML
4 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 8 (72.73%) WCF
4 8 (72.73%) WPF
4 8 (72.73%) Silverlight
4 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
4 8 (72.73%) REST
4 8 (72.73%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (72.73%) MVVM
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Phone 7
4 8 (72.73%) ServiceStack

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 8 (72.73%) MS Project
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
1 8 (72.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) GPRS
1 2 (18.18%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) C# Developer
1 8 (72.73%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Head of Development
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
3 8 (72.73%) WCF
3 8 (72.73%) WPF
3 8 (72.73%) Silverlight
3 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
3 8 (72.73%) REST
3 8 (72.73%) ServiceStack
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (72.73%) COM
3 8 (72.73%) SOAP
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) N-Tier
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Android
2 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Phone
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows CE
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
1 8 (72.73%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (72.73%) MVVM
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Apple