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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 51 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.24% 1.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £37,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.82% -
UK excluding London average 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
345 443 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.33% 88.25% 89.91%
Number of salaries quoted 285 320 512
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016. 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 +6 1 £37,000 +29.82% 2
Manual Testing
North West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) JIRA
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
4 9 (69.23%) Defect Management
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) Wealth Management
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
7 5 (38.46%) QA
8 4 (30.77%) Scrum
8 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
9 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
9 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
9 3 (23.08%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (23.08%) PuTTY
9 3 (23.08%) WinSCP
9 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
9 3 (23.08%) JMeter
9 3 (23.08%) Ant
9 3 (23.08%) MySQL
9 3 (23.08%) Java
9 3 (23.08%) PHP
9 3 (23.08%) Ruby
9 3 (23.08%) Degree

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) PuTTY
1 3 (23.08%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) JIRA
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 3 (23.08%) Ant
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (23.08%) WATIR
4 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Web Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Web Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
2 10 (76.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Defect Management
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Wealth Management
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
8 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 3 (23.08%) Validation
9 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
10 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
10 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
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