The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 67 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.17% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
554 351 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 95.52% 96.96% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 482 302 416
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Tester
Merseyside

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Liverpool

Software Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago