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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 54 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.68% 1.28% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.48% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 6
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.46%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
370 406 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 82.59% 86.38% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 311 325 351
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (92.59%) SQL
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (70.37%) ISEB
3 19 (70.37%) Performance Testing
4 18 (66.67%) QA
5 16 (59.26%) Release Management
6 15 (55.56%) Manual Testing
7 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
7 14 (51.85%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (48.15%) Windows
9 12 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (44.44%) MSTest
10 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
10 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
10 7 (25.93%) Stress Testing
10 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
10 7 (25.93%) System Testing
11 4 (14.81%) .NET
11 4 (14.81%) Oracle
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
11 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
11 4 (14.81%) Selenium
11 4 (14.81%) V-Model
11 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
12 3 (11.11%) Java
12 3 (11.11%) Linux
12 3 (11.11%) JIRA
12 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (44.44%) MSTest
2 12 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
1 21 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) QA Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Trainee
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Performance Testing
3 16 (59.26%) Release Management
4 15 (55.56%) Manual Testing
5 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.93%) System Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Stress Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) V-Model
7 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (3.70%) Project Management
10 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
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