The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 52 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.16% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £42,275 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.20% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Tester
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
486 482 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 95.48% 94.14% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 429 406 258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £23,980
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Tester
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Warrington region.

Tester Salary Trend in Warrington

Tester
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Warrington

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) ISEB
3 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) MSTest
4 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
6 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 7 (31.82%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
7 6 (27.27%) SDLC
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (18.18%) QA
9 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
9 4 (18.18%) BDD
10 3 (13.64%) Mingle
10 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
10 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Trello

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MSTest
2 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Metasploit
4 2 (9.09%) AppScan
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
5 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Billing
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Informatics
2 1 (4.55%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
4 6 (27.27%) SDLC
4 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (4.55%) CRM
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Product Marketing
9 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
9 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
2 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago