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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
North West / Merseyside
Rank 61 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.86% 1.70% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.91% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,600 £35,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
512 470 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.28% 88.85% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 420 377 378
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Wirral - 2 £27,500 -
Manual Testing
North West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) System Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (30.00%) API Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (20.00%) iPad
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Replication
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
5 1 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software QA Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) API Testing
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft