The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 54 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.79% 0.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Manual 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 Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
397 460 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 88.62% 87.12% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 343 350 218
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Warrington

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Software Testing
2 15 (88.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (70.59%) Performance Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) QA
5 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (52.94%) MSTest
6 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
7 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
7 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
7 6 (35.29%) System Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (23.53%) Stress Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Release Management
10 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (11.76%) .NET
11 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
11 2 (11.76%) Line Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (52.94%) MSTest
3 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
1 11 (64.71%) Test Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) QA Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Lead Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Database Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (88.24%) Software Testing
2 12 (70.59%) Performance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 6 (35.29%) System Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Stress Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft