The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 39 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.91% 2.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Tester
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
319 443 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.37% 96.51% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 256 370 397
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Tester
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Tester Salary Trend in Liverpool

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) WebCenter
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Process Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Games
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Load Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Sahi
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago