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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 50 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.75% 1.98% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 2.46% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 9
Average salary £30,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,100 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,125
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.64%
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
390 285 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 86.09% 80.74% 73.16%
Number of salaries quoted 337 221 335
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) SQL
3 21 (67.74%) QA
4 18 (58.06%) ISEB
5 16 (51.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
7 13 (41.94%) Release Management
7 13 (41.94%) Performance Testing
8 10 (32.26%) Selenium
8 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (32.26%) Windows
9 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
10 8 (25.81%) MSTest
10 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
10 8 (25.81%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 7 (22.58%) Oracle
11 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
11 7 (22.58%) V-Model
12 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
13 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
13 5 (16.13%) Scrum
13 5 (16.13%) Toad
14 4 (12.90%) Project Management
14 4 (12.90%) Stress Testing
14 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
14 4 (12.90%) System Testing
14 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
14 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (12.90%) Agile Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (51.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (32.26%) Selenium
3 8 (25.81%) MSTest
3 8 (25.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (16.13%) Toad
5 3 (9.68%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 18 (58.06%) Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Trainee
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Software Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.68%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
3 13 (41.94%) Release Management
3 13 (41.94%) Performance Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
5 7 (22.58%) V-Model
5 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) System Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Stress Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) ISEB
2 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (67.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
2 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
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