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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 52 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 10 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.01% 0.38% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 0.40% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £35,500 £42,275 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.02% +5.68%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
476 502 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 95.77% 96.35% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 416 421 272
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,980
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Warrington

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) ISEB
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (42.86%) SDLC
5 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (42.86%) MSTest
5 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) QA
8 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 3 (21.43%) BDD
8 3 (21.43%) Mingle
8 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
8 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Trello
8 3 (21.43%) Ruby
8 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
9 2 (14.29%) JSON

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (42.86%) MSTest
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) AppScan
3 2 (14.29%) Metasploit
4 1 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Informatics
2 1 (7.14%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Product Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
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