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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 41 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.00% 2.62% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.11% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 2
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
320 450 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.80% 84.27% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 236 383 350
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 3 July 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Validation
3 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Law
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
1 4 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago