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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 59 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.96% 0.29% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.36% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 13
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £33,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
393 278 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 85.62% 81.29% 73.35%
Number of salaries quoted 332 217 339
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 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Warrington

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) ISEB
3 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
5 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
5 7 (53.85%) V-Model
5 7 (53.85%) Release Management
6 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
7 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
8 4 (30.77%) QA
8 4 (30.77%) Stress Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
8 4 (30.77%) System Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 3 (23.08%) JIRA
10 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (15.38%) Windows
10 2 (15.38%) Volume Testing
10 2 (15.38%) MSTest
10 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
11 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
11 1 (7.69%) BDD
11 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
11 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 1 (7.69%) Trello

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (15.38%) MSTest
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) WATIR
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
4 7 (53.85%) V-Model
4 7 (53.85%) Release Management
5 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Stress Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
6 4 (30.77%) System Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Volume Testing
9 1 (7.69%) TDD
9 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.69%) Kanban
9 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center