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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 64 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.42% 2.22% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.79% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 11
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
509 287 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 87.91% 79.72% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 373 217 310
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 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 17 April 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 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) QA
2 14 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) ISEB
4 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) NUnit
7 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
10 2 (10.00%) SOAP
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.00%) SLA
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.00%) Citrix
10 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 2 (10.00%) VMware
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Test Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) QA Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Trainee
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) V-Model
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) ISEB
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
1 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
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