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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 61 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.81% 1.17% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.39% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.51%
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
445 432 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 90.26% 83.88% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 383 356 223
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (58.33%) SDLC
4 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (58.33%) MSTest
4 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) System Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Line Management
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (58.33%) MSTest
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 6 (50.00%) Lead Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Database Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (58.33%) SDLC
3 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft