Period
to 22 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 58 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 +21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 17 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.02% 1.56% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 1.65% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 9
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +35.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £35,875 £38,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £39,125 £52,500 £36,750
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £39,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +32.50% -14.29%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 506 666 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 89.88% 94.47% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 375 546 556
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,700 £26,250 £26,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,750 £58,750
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Liverpool

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Liverpool

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Liverpool over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) QA
3 15 (88.24%) Selenium
3 15 (88.24%) SoapUI
4 14 (82.35%) Gherkin
4 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
4 14 (82.35%) TeamCity
4 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
4 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
4 14 (82.35%) CA Agile Central
4 14 (82.35%) JIRA
4 14 (82.35%) Java
4 14 (82.35%) Subversion
4 14 (82.35%) Unix
4 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 14 (82.35%) Linux
4 14 (82.35%) Mainframe
4 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
4 14 (82.35%) HP UFT
4 14 (82.35%) Bugzilla
5 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) RAD
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Selenium
1 15 (88.24%) SoapUI
2 14 (82.35%) Bugzilla
2 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
2 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (82.35%) HP UFT
2 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
2 14 (82.35%) JIRA
2 14 (82.35%) Subversion
2 14 (82.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Software Tester
1 12 (70.59%) Tester
2 11 (64.71%) Automation Tester
2 11 (64.71%) Manual Tester
2 11 (64.71%) QA Automation Tester
2 11 (64.71%) QA Manual Tester
2 11 (64.71%) QA Tester
2 11 (64.71%) Software QA Tester
2 11 (64.71%) Web Automation Tester
2 11 (64.71%) Web Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Software Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
1 14 (82.35%) Unix
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) RAD
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) CA Agile Central