The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 68 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 4 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.39% 1.14% 8.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.22% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 44
Average salary £42,275 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.68% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
493 328 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 95.73% 93.71% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 411 267 491
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,980 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
Cheshire

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory