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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 34 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 19 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.60% 1.96% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 2.05% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 4
Median salary £32,500 £25,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.45% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,280 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
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
402 487 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.34% 95.68% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 336 359 561
Median salary £38,100 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 May 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 +17 19 £32,500 +27.45% 2
Tester
North West

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 17 (56.67%) QA
1 17 (56.67%) Selenium
2 16 (53.33%) Automated Testing
3 15 (50.00%) JIRA
3 15 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 13 (43.33%) Defect Management
6 12 (40.00%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) Finance
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (36.67%) Banking
7 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 9 (30.00%) SIEM
9 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
9 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
9 9 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
9 9 (30.00%) QA Automation
9 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
9 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (30.00%) Wealth Management
9 9 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 9 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (30.00%) Information Security
9 9 (30.00%) Workflow
9 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (30.00%) Data Security

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Selenium
2 15 (50.00%) JIRA
3 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.33%) Gerrit
5 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.33%) JMeter
5 4 (13.33%) Mercurial
6 3 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (36.67%) Banking
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Automated Testing
2 14 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 13 (43.33%) Defect Management
4 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Data Security
6 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Information Security
6 9 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
6 9 (30.00%) QA Automation
6 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
6 9 (30.00%) SIEM
6 9 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (30.00%) Wealth Management
6 9 (30.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
1 5 (16.67%) HND
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) HP
1 5 (16.67%) Telerik
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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