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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 56 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.70% 2.54% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.88% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £30,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
427 486 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 90.85% 88.20% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 354 360 210
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Warrington

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) ISEB
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (83.33%) Manual Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Performance Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (50.00%) MSTest
6 8 (44.44%) QA
7 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
8 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
8 6 (33.33%) System Testing
8 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (27.78%) Release Management
10 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
11 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (5.56%) Marketing
12 1 (5.56%) Degree
12 1 (5.56%) Informatics

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (50.00%) MSTest
3 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) QA Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Database Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Informatics
1 1 (5.56%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Performance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) System Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Release Management
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Product Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
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