The median annual salary for a Tester was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 50 35 44
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.50% 5.36% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 5.41% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 11
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +22.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 373 388 400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 93.48% 98.98% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 294 310 319
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £25,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Liverpool

Tester
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Tester in Liverpool

Tester Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (66.67%) GCP
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (66.67%) GCP
2 1 (33.33%) QA
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 16 days ago