The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Warrington region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 46 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.19% 2.03% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.08% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 2
Median salary £30,000 £35,500 £42,275
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.49% -16.02%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
245 480 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 96.84% 97.36% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 208 419 414
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of job ads across the Warrington region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Warrington region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) SQL
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
3 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Validation
3 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
3 7 (41.18%) Test Management
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) MSTest
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) NUnit
7 2 (11.76%) Information Management
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MSTest
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
1 7 (41.18%) Test Management
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
1 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Information Management
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) HP
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