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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 55 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.27% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.68% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £23,750 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
365 439 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 96.82% 96.91% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 318 343 324
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (53.33%) XenApp
3 8 (53.33%) XenDesktop
3 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (46.67%) QA
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 4 (26.67%) MSTest
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) VBScript
8 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (13.33%) User Experience
9 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 1 (6.67%) IIS
10 1 (6.67%) Web Services
10 1 (6.67%) C#
10 1 (6.67%) SQL
10 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Product Management

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (53.33%) XenApp
2 8 (53.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago