The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 47 58
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool - 3.20% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.63% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 1
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Test Strategy
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
382 441 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.21% 88.20% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 313 381 287
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
1 3 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (75.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
1 3 (75.00%) ArcSight