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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 52 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.23% 1.28% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.63% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,913
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.95%
Manual Testing
Merseyside

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
350 369 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.37% 78.68% 71.94%
Number of salaries quoted 293 327 339
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft