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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 50 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.55% 3.91% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 4.55% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 12
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
451 440 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 88.61% 86.11% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 393 365 213
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 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 15 (71.43%) ISEB
3 15 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (61.90%) MSTest
4 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
5 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 9 (42.86%) .NET
6 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
7 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (38.10%) Validation
7 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) SDLC
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (28.57%) ETL
9 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
9 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (28.57%) XML
10 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
11 4 (19.05%) Change Control
11 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
12 3 (14.29%) User Experience
12 3 (14.29%) WebDriver

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (61.90%) MSTest
3 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 3 (14.29%) Selenium
4 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
1 12 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Database Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 8 (38.10%) Validation
4 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) SDLC
6 6 (28.57%) ETL
7 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Change Control
9 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
11 1 (4.76%) Line Management
11 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
11 1 (4.76%) People Management
11 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
11 1 (4.76%) Project Management
11 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago