The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 48 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.74% 2.14% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.42% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 1
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +62.79%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 372 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 85.64% 88.36% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 271 293 327
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Liverpool region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Liverpool

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) API Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) SaaS

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) API Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft