Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Tester
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 94 54
Rank change year-on-year +26 -40 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.26% 0.092% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.098% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
Liverpool median annual salary £50,000 - £28,500
10th Percentile £47,500 - £25,500
90th Percentile £52,500 - £31,400
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 - £28,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 723 1018 645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.14% 93.48% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 551 708 508
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings that featured Software Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Liverpool

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Liverpool

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software 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 Liverpool region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

Software Tester Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA