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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 64 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.64% 0.28% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.30% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
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
432 335 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 92.31% 94.37% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 379 271 394
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle