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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 60 39 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.20% 3.04% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 3.56% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 1
Median salary £38,750 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.39% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
597 365 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.54% 85.28% 83.68%
Number of salaries quoted 388 288 402
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,200 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram 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 29 September 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 -14 13 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Software Testing
North West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 15 (83.33%) QA
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (61.11%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (50.00%) Siebel
5 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 9 (50.00%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) EAI
5 9 (50.00%) FTP
5 9 (50.00%) HTTP
5 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (50.00%) Siebel Certification
5 9 (50.00%) Workflow
5 9 (50.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 9 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (50.00%) SDLC
6 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Middleware
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) Unix
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
8 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol

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 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) FTP
1 9 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Siebel Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) QA Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) QA Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
1 9 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) EAI
1 9 (50.00%) SDLC
1 9 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 9 (50.00%) Workflow
2 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (22.22%) Market Making
3 4 (22.22%) QA Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) SEO
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Siebel Certification
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Siebel
3 2 (11.11%) ATG
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