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

Test Strategy
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 69 89
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.66% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.87% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Liverpool median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +28.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £30,075 £37,500 £31,875
90th Percentile £70,375 £52,500 £45,625
Merseyside median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.89% +28.57% -22.22%

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 549 686 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.89% 92.33% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 414 494 592
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,349 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% - -

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum

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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Test
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata