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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 42 46 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.54% 2.15% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 2.21% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 2
Average salary £38,750 £27,750 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.63% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £23,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £38,750 £28,850
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
412 407 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.17% 97.37% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 322 351 430
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 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 15 (51.72%) QA
2 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
2 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (44.83%) Automated Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Software Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Selenium
6 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (31.03%) ISEB
7 8 (27.59%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (27.59%) JIRA
7 8 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (27.59%) Defect Management
8 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
8 7 (24.14%) Security Operations
8 7 (24.14%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (24.14%) Malware Analysis
8 7 (24.14%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
8 7 (24.14%) SIEM
8 7 (24.14%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (24.14%) Wealth Management
8 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
8 7 (24.14%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
8 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Data Security
8 7 (24.14%) Workflow

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Selenium
2 8 (27.59%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 4 (13.79%) Sahi
4 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Gerrit
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) JMeter
5 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
2 7 (24.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
2 13 (44.83%) Automated Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Software Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
5 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Defect Management
6 8 (27.59%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Data Security
7 7 (24.14%) Information Security
7 7 (24.14%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
7 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (24.14%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (24.14%) Security Operations
7 7 (24.14%) SIEM
7 7 (24.14%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (24.14%) Wealth Management
7 7 (24.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ISEB
2 8 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) HP
1 5 (17.24%) Telerik
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago