Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 78 60
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.44% 1.68% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.89% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 9
Liverpool median annual salary £37,000 £33,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.63% +16.38% -10.77%
10th Percentile £22,625 £25,000 £25,050
90th Percentile £52,500 £44,750 £31,150
Merseyside median annual salary £38,000 £36,250 £28,000
% change year-on-year +4.83% +29.46% -17.04%

Software 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 698 952 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 91.36% 88.81% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 519 613 474
Liverpool median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,825
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Liverpool

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Liverpool

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Liverpool over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
3 9 (81.82%) QA
4 8 (72.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (63.64%) JIRA
5 7 (63.64%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) ISEB
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
7 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (36.36%) SDLC
8 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (27.27%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Test Management
8 3 (27.27%) Russian Language
8 3 (27.27%) System Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
9 2 (18.18%) TDD
9 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 2 (18.18%) SQL
9 2 (18.18%) .NET
9 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 2 (18.18%) SaaS
9 2 (18.18%) Test Automation

Software 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%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
3 3 (27.27%) Russian Language
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Smoke Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) PHP 7
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Zend