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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 56 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.38% 1.76% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.05% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 1
Average salary £33,250 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
449 440 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 88.21% 85.94% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 390 365 216
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) ISEB
5 7 (46.67%) QA
5 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (46.67%) MSTest
5 7 (46.67%) Test Planning
5 7 (46.67%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) Validation
6 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Line Management
10 1 (6.67%) Billing
10 1 (6.67%) JIRA
10 1 (6.67%) UNIX
10 1 (6.67%) CRM

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (46.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (46.67%) MSTest
3 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 6 (40.00%) Lead Tester
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Database Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 7 (46.67%) Test Planning
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft