Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 61 94
Rank change year-on-year +8 +33 -25
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.93% 0.95% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.02% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +33.90% -30.59%
10th Percentile £30,750 £38,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £40,100 £53,500 £42,250
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £39,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year -17.72% +38.60% +14.00%

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 516 686 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.53% 92.70% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 397 530 619
Liverpool median annual salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
3 7 (63.64%) Gherkin
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion
4 6 (54.55%) TeamCity
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
4 6 (54.55%) Bugzilla
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
7 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Liferay
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
3 6 (54.55%) Bugzilla
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
3 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 6 (54.55%) TeamCity
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
5 1 (9.09%) MSTest
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Software Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Tester
3 3 (27.27%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) QA Manual Tester
3 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Software Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Software QA Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Web Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Web Tester
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) RAD
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) V-Model
6 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) CA Agile Central