The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Liverpool region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 27 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 19 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.71% 1.88% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.85% 1.98% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 3
Median salary £32,500 £26,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.71%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
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
325 405 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.60% 95.29% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 265 286 479
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 16 (55.17%) QA
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
3 14 (48.28%) JIRA
3 14 (48.28%) Java
4 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
5 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 12 (41.38%) Defect Management
6 11 (37.93%) Finance
6 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (37.93%) Banking
7 10 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (31.03%) Wealth Management
8 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (31.03%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (31.03%) Information Security
8 9 (31.03%) Data Security
8 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
8 9 (31.03%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (31.03%) Malware Analysis
8 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
8 9 (31.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (31.03%) WebDriver
8 9 (31.03%) SIEM
9 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
9 8 (27.59%) QA Automation
9 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 14 (48.28%) JIRA
3 9 (31.03%) WebDriver
4 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.79%) Gerrit
5 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.79%) JMeter
5 4 (13.79%) Mercurial
6 3 (10.34%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (37.93%) Banking
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
1 9 (31.03%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
3 12 (41.38%) Defect Management
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Data Security
6 9 (31.03%) Information Security
6 9 (31.03%) Malware Analysis
6 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (31.03%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
6 9 (31.03%) SIEM
6 9 (31.03%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (31.03%) Wealth Management
7 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
7 8 (27.59%) QA Automation
7 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
1 4 (13.79%) HND
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (55.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) HP
1 4 (13.79%) Telerik
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
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