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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 62 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.38% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £29,000 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
510 464 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 95.86% 97.68% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 441 408 483
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 19 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA