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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 54 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.31% 1.89% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.15% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Average salary £28,250 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
414 418 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 86.79% 88.00% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 307 310 242
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 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 March 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Warrington

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 19 (86.36%) SQL
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) ISEB
2 16 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (68.18%) QA
3 15 (68.18%) Performance Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Manual Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) Release Management
7 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
7 8 (36.36%) MSTest
8 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
8 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
8 7 (31.82%) System Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Stress Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Selenium
10 3 (13.64%) Java
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) REST
10 3 (13.64%) Open Source
11 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
12 1 (4.55%) Degree

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (36.36%) MSTest
2 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Analyst
1 17 (77.27%) Test Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Software Tester
4 5 (22.73%) QA Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Tester
6 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Quality Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Performance Testing
3 14 (63.64%) Manual Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 8 (36.36%) Release Management
5 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
6 7 (31.82%) System Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
7 5 (22.73%) Stress Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Management
8 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) ISEB
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft