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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 43 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.45% 2.21% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 2.55% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 6
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
330 392 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 87.53% 86.53% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 291 296 287
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,223 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Warrington

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (81.25%) SQL
2 38 (79.17%) Performance Testing
3 37 (77.08%) .NET
3 37 (77.08%) SQL Server
3 37 (77.08%) Validation
4 35 (72.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (68.75%) Windows
6 32 (66.67%) MS Excel
7 29 (60.42%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (60.42%) ETL
7 29 (60.42%) XML
8 28 (58.33%) ISEB
9 27 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
10 26 (54.17%) MSTest
10 26 (54.17%) Defect Management
10 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (54.17%) HP UFT
11 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
12 20 (41.67%) Web Services
13 17 (35.42%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (35.42%) QA
14 16 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (29.17%) Finance
15 14 (29.17%) Functional Testing
16 12 (25.00%) Java
16 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
17 11 (22.92%) Test Planning
17 11 (22.92%) Mentoring

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (60.42%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (20.83%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) Mule
Applications
1 32 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (77.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (35.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (72.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (54.17%) HP UFT
2 26 (54.17%) MSTest
3 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Analyst
2 39 (81.25%) Test Analyst
3 33 (68.75%) Senior Analyst
4 32 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 32 (66.67%) SQL Analyst
5 26 (54.17%) Senior Web Analyst
5 26 (54.17%) Web Analyst
5 26 (54.17%) Web Test Analyst
6 18 (37.50%) ETL Analyst
7 16 (33.33%) Service Analyst
8 10 (20.83%) Functional Analyst
8 10 (20.83%) Functional Test Analyst
8 10 (20.83%) Web Applications Analyst
9 6 (12.50%) Software Tester
9 6 (12.50%) Tester
10 5 (10.42%) QA Tester
10 5 (10.42%) Software QA Tester
11 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (6.25%) Technical Test Analyst
12 2 (4.17%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (77.08%) .NET
2 29 (60.42%) XML
3 20 (41.67%) Web Services
4 3 (6.25%) JSON
4 3 (6.25%) REST
4 3 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Performance Testing
2 37 (77.08%) Validation
3 29 (60.42%) ETL
4 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (54.17%) Defect Management
5 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
6 16 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (29.17%) Functional Testing
8 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
9 11 (22.92%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Workflow
12 2 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
13 1 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
13 1 (2.08%) Integration Testing
13 1 (2.08%) ITIL
13 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
13 1 (2.08%) SDLC
13 1 (2.08%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) XenApp
2 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Citrix
1 6 (12.50%) VMware
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) ION Trading