The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 290 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.07% 80.11% 73.08%
Number of salaries quoted 441 251 303
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
Merseyside

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Liverpool

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 22 (91.67%) Selenium
2 21 (87.50%) QA
3 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 19 (79.17%) Cucumber
4 19 (79.17%) Gherkin
4 19 (79.17%) SoapUI
5 18 (75.00%) Open Source
5 18 (75.00%) Software Testing
6 17 (70.83%) C#
6 17 (70.83%) C++
6 17 (70.83%) Java
7 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
7 16 (66.67%) Windows
7 16 (66.67%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Games
9 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
11 1 (4.17%) Finance
11 1 (4.17%) Scrum
11 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (4.17%) TDD
11 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
11 1 (4.17%) Oracle
11 1 (4.17%) BDD
11 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Change Control
11 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (91.67%) Selenium
2 19 (79.17%) Cucumber
2 19 (79.17%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 5 (20.83%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 20 (83.33%) Automation Engineer
1 20 (83.33%) QA Engineer
2 16 (66.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 18 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) BDD
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
1 17 (70.83%) C++
1 17 (70.83%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle