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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 68 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.39% 0.29% 6.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.31% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 33
Average salary £42,275 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
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
477 320 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 94.08% 93.29% 99.23%
Number of salaries quoted 401 258 447
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) NHS

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
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