Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Tester was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Tester
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 64 76
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.83% 1.68% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.77% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 19
Warrington median annual salary £39,000 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.87% -12.86% +20.69%
10th Percentile £36,750 £29,250 £26,200
90th Percentile £40,750 £31,750 £50,650
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Warrington
Permanent vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 584 623 842
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 94.97% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 472 550 747
Warrington median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £21,025 £21,988 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,625 £53,750 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Warrington

Tester
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Tester in Warrington

Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) B2C
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
4 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (40.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) B2C
4 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft