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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 47 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 15 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.82% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 0.51% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +71.87%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
434 392 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.73% 82.35% 70.07%
Number of salaries quoted 374 352 351
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 23 July 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (59.09%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 11 (50.00%) C++
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
4 9 (40.91%) QA
4 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Games
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Open Source
7 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
8 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
8 5 (22.73%) SOAP
8 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
8 5 (22.73%) Online Games
8 5 (22.73%) JIRA
8 5 (22.73%) Banking
8 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
8 5 (22.73%) HP
8 5 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
9 2 (9.09%) MVC
9 2 (9.09%) Workflow

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
3 5 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA
General
1 8 (36.36%) Games
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 7 (31.82%) QA Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Tester
4 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 5 (22.73%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
2 5 (22.73%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) C++
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) HP