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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 51 50 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.25% 1.79% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 2.06% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software 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 360 339 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 90.00% 86.48% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 266 268 295
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Linux

Software Testing
Top Related 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
1 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) EAI
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Siebel