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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 54 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.68% 2.90% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 3.55% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 11
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
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
397 282 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 85.93% 81.74% 72.58%
Number of salaries quoted 334 223 347
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 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £44,200
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 16 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 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) SQL
3 19 (67.86%) ISEB
4 18 (64.29%) QA
5 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (42.86%) Release Management
7 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
8 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
9 9 (32.14%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
10 8 (28.57%) Windows
11 7 (25.00%) .NET
11 7 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
11 7 (25.00%) V-Model
11 7 (25.00%) Selenium
11 7 (25.00%) MSTest
12 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
13 5 (17.86%) Scrum
13 5 (17.86%) Toad
13 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
14 4 (14.29%) Stress Testing
14 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
14 4 (14.29%) System Testing
14 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 4 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
14 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (14.29%) Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) MSTest
3 5 (17.86%) Toad
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 17 (60.71%) Test Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Trainee
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (42.86%) Release Management
3 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.00%) V-Model
6 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Stress Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) System Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (3.57%) Validation
10 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) ISEB
2 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (64.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago