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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 44 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.35% - 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
361 479 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.57% 97.56% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 281 426 373
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (50.00%) Online Games
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (50.00%) SOAP
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (50.00%) Games
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Finance

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
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