The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 53 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.42% 3.95% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 5.11% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 19
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
435 274 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 82.70% 77.40% 74.11%
Number of salaries quoted 360 215 390
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Cheshire

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 31 July 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 26 (83.87%) SQL
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) ISEB
2 23 (74.19%) QA
3 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
4 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
5 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (29.03%) Selenium
6 9 (29.03%) Release Management
6 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
7 8 (25.81%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
9 6 (19.35%) V-Model
9 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (19.35%) Windows
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
10 5 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (16.13%) Toad
10 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
10 5 (16.13%) MSTest
11 4 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (12.90%) Project Management
11 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle
12 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
12 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
12 3 (9.68%) LAN

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (29.03%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (16.13%) Toad
3 5 (16.13%) MSTest
4 3 (9.68%) NUnit
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Test Analyst
3 11 (35.48%) QA Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Trainee
6 3 (9.68%) Software Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
3 9 (29.03%) Release Management
3 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
5 6 (19.35%) V-Model
5 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) System Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Stress Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) ISEB
2 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (74.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
2 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix
2 3 (9.68%) VMware