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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 39 47 57
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.85% 1.52% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.64% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Median salary £30,125 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £23,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,425 £40,500 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 239 304 429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 88.52% 92.12% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 196 250 329
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,223 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 6 (33.33%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 4 (22.22%) Release Management
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) Classic ASP
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (16.67%) Billing
8 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (16.67%) MSTest
9 2 (11.11%) MVVM
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 2 (11.11%) Kanban
9 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Git (software)

Software Testing
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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (16.67%) MSTest
4 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Graduate
5 3 (16.67%) Junior
5 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 3 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) QA Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) Classic ASP
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) WinForms
3 2 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Release Management
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) MVVM
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (11.11%) OOD
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft