Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.62% 4.15% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 4.46% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 43
Warrington median annual salary £53,750 £30,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.23% -8.96% +11.67%
10th Percentile £44,775 £21,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £32,050 £40,000
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year +7.69% -5.11% +14.17%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 548 583 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 84.57% 93.13% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 445 503 801
Warrington median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £25,100 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Warrington

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Warrington

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Warrington over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) Rockwell
3 1 (25.00%) Wonderware
3 1 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (50.00%) QA Manager
2 2 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Control Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Rockwell
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens
1 1 (25.00%) Wonderware