The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 65 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.71% - 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% - 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Median salary £37,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 - £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software 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
480 413 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.81% 82.27% 86.59%
Number of salaries quoted 362 307 466
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Software 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 Software Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 £35,000 - 2
Software Testing
North West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) ATG
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio

Software 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) ATG
2 2 (20.00%) HP
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