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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 57 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.28% 1.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
416 480 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 88.89% 88.07% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 316 349 202
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) ISEB
3 15 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (65.00%) Performance Testing
5 12 (60.00%) QA
6 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
8 9 (45.00%) Finance
9 8 (40.00%) Windows
9 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (40.00%) MSTest
10 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
10 7 (35.00%) System Testing
10 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
10 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
11 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (30.00%) Release Management
12 5 (25.00%) Stress Testing
12 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 5 (25.00%) BDD
12 5 (25.00%) .NET
12 5 (25.00%) Java
12 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (25.00%) Ruby
13 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 3 (15.00%) Shell Script

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (15.00%) Mingle
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (40.00%) MSTest
3 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (15.00%) CruiseControl
4 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 3 (15.00%) WATIR
4 3 (15.00%) Selenium
4 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Test Analyst
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Tester
3 5 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 5 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Database Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) XSLT
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Performance Testing
4 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (35.00%) System Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (30.00%) Release Management
8 5 (25.00%) Stress Testing
8 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Kanban
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
10 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft