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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 71 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.15% 0.46% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.54% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.03%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
590 370 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.80% 85.65% 83.19%
Number of salaries quoted 392 285 410
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago