The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 62 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.21% 0.54% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.55% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Software Tester
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
446 544 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 93.89% 97.67% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 359 394 266
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Warrington region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Warrington

Software Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Chemistry

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center