Period
to 19 December 2018

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

Software Testing
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 64 76
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.52% 1.77% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.90% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 12
Liverpool median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +10.45% +15.52%
10th Percentile £28,875 £22,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £39,200 £52,500 £44,750
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% +26.32%

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 518 684 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 89.93% 92.93% 91.17%
Number of salaries quoted 397 535 605
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 £66,250 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible