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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 44 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 10 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.11% - 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% - 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Average salary £35,000 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
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
459 471 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.63% 98.13% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 382 415 456
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) Selenium
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
3 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) Games
5 7 (53.85%) C#
5 7 (53.85%) C++
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 7 (53.85%) Online Games
5 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
5 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
6 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) QA
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) ISEB
8 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
3 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 7 (53.85%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (15.38%) TestComplete
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) LoadUI
4 2 (15.38%) Hudson
General
1 8 (61.54%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Russian Language
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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