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 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
Software Testing
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn - - 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
19 27 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 42.22% 75.00% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 45
Average salary £26,500 £29,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.16% -20.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,980 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceStack

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceStack
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Apple