The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing 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
Manual Testing
Rank 53 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.62% - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £47,500 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Manual Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 556 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.21% 87.42% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 351 491 384
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Merseyside region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 8 £47,500 -
Manual Testing
North West

Manual Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Manual Testing also 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 that cited Manual Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
1 8 (88.89%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Manual Testing also 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 that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Automation Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) QA Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft