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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 56 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.61% 3.29% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 3.95% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 14
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
448 430 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 90.14% 83.33% 79.15%
Number of salaries quoted 390 357 223
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) ISEB
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (43.75%) MSTest
5 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
5 7 (43.75%) SDLC
6 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
8 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) System Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Selenium
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (6.25%) Line Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (43.75%) MSTest
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Lead Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Database Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Informatics
1 1 (6.25%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Change Control
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) System Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Product Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
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