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 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
Software Testing
North West / Merseyside
Rank 62 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.69% 1.89% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.13% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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%

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 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 4 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Software Testing
North West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) QA
3 12 (63.16%) Workflow
3 12 (63.16%) SDLC
4 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
4 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (57.89%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
4 11 (57.89%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 11 (57.89%) XML
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (57.89%) EAI
4 11 (57.89%) FTP
4 11 (57.89%) HTTP
4 11 (57.89%) Siebel
4 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (57.89%) Siebel Certification
5 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
6 5 (26.32%) ISEB
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Selenium
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) FTP
1 11 (57.89%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Siebel Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
3 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Siebel Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software QA Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
1 11 (57.89%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) SDLC
1 12 (63.16%) Workflow
2 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (57.89%) EAI
2 11 (57.89%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Market Making
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) QA Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Siebel Certification
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
1 11 (57.89%) Siebel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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