The median annual salary for a Software Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank - 49 63
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington - 1.51% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.52% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +4.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 258 328 453
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 96.99% 98.80% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 224 269 357
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Warrington

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in Warrington.

Salary trend for Software Tester in Warrington

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest

Software 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 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center