The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 52 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.55% 3.79% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 4.83% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 12
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Software 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
432 269 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 85.21% 78.43% 70.31%
Number of salaries quoted 357 208 350
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Warrington

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 25 (83.33%) SQL
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) ISEB
3 21 (70.00%) QA
4 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
5 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
5 13 (43.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (36.67%) Release Management
6 11 (36.67%) Performance Testing
7 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Selenium
9 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
9 7 (23.33%) .NET
9 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) V-Model
9 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (20.00%) MSTest
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (16.67%) Toad
11 5 (16.67%) Scrum
11 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 4 (13.33%) Project Management
12 4 (13.33%) Stress Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
12 4 (13.33%) System Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (13.33%) Oracle

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
3 6 (20.00%) MSTest
3 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (16.67%) Toad
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
6 2 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) QA Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Trainee
6 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
3 11 (36.67%) Release Management
3 11 (36.67%) Performance Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (23.33%) V-Model
5 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) System Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Stress Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) ISEB
2 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (70.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
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