The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 47 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.76% 1.81% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.06% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Median salary £34,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.92% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
384 339 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 84.40% 87.82% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 296 261 264
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Liverpool

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) QA
3 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (57.14%) SDLC
4 12 (57.14%) Workflow
5 11 (52.38%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 11 (52.38%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (52.38%) Web Services
5 11 (52.38%) XML
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (52.38%) EAI
5 11 (52.38%) FTP
5 11 (52.38%) HTTP
5 11 (52.38%) Siebel
5 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (52.38%) Siebel Certification
5 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Unix
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) ISEB
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
9 4 (19.05%) Middleware
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript

Software 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) FTP
1 11 (52.38%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
1 9 (42.86%) Siebel Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
2 4 (19.05%) QA Automation Tester
2 4 (19.05%) QA Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Siebel Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
4 1 (4.76%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
1 11 (52.38%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) SDLC
1 12 (57.14%) Workflow
2 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (52.38%) EAI
2 11 (52.38%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (19.05%) Market Making
4 4 (19.05%) QA Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Siebel Certification
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
1 11 (52.38%) Siebel
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft