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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.78% 0.25% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.30% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 357 336 338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.25% 82.96% 84.29%
Number of salaries quoted 253 265 245
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) QA Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA