Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 74 65
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.31% 0.92% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.99% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 8
Liverpool median annual salary £63,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £29,850 £37,500 £31,600
90th Percentile £97,500 £52,500 £37,875
Merseyside median annual salary £63,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +41.67% +28.57% -12.50%

Test Strategy 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 618 709 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 89.83% 92.80% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 490 507 538
Liverpool median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,875 £67,500 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,776 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% - -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Liverpool

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Liverpool

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Liverpool over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) QA
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Online Games
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Capita
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Games
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle

Test Strategy
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 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Head of Testing
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Test
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Capita
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft