The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 64 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.52% 1.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
552 351 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 95.34% 96.69% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 480 300 414
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Tester
Merseyside

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 23 April 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 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) LoadUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA