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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 49 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.58% 0.25% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.30% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 22
Median salary - £19,296 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -51.76%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software 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
272 334 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.07% 84.13% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 211 233 415
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Test Management
3 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) SEO
6 2 (16.67%) ATG
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) Selenium
7 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) QA Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior QA Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SEO
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) ATG
Liverpool
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