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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 51 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.09% 1.96% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.22% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £33,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
324 405 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 88.28% 88.04% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 284 299 282
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,223 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 16 (84.21%) QA
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
4 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
5 11 (57.89%) .NET
5 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 11 (57.89%) Validation
5 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
5 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (57.89%) Test Planning
6 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
8 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (26.32%) Citrix
9 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
9 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (26.32%) XenApp
9 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
9 5 (26.32%) VMware
10 3 (15.79%) JIRA
10 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
11 2 (10.53%) Ranorex
11 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
11 2 (10.53%) Trello
11 2 (10.53%) Coaching
11 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) CruiseControl
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Ranorex
4 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (42.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (31.58%) Tester
6 5 (26.32%) QA Tester
6 5 (26.32%) Software QA Tester
6 5 (26.32%) Software Tester
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Server Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Server Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
2 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Test Planning
3 11 (57.89%) Validation
4 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
5 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) XenApp
1 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) VMware