The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 64 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.20% 3.23% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 3.26% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 8
Median salary £26,250 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
620 429 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.09% 98.85% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 440 334 467
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Tester
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Tester Salary Trend in Merseyside

Tester
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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 -23 5 £25,000 -12.28% 2
Birkenhead - 2 £33,000 - 1
Tester
North West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (36.36%) QA Automation
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Market Making
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

Tester Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
1 4 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (36.36%) Market Making
1 4 (36.36%) QA Automation
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Heswall, Merseyside
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 2 days ago