The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 57 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.91% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.26% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Median salary £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,500 £33,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual 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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 491 385 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.44% 83.15% 86.48%
Number of salaries quoted 348 308 314
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Merseyside

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Merseyside

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 - 1
Manual Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (75.00%) System Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) NUnit
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scalability Testing

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) QA Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (75.00%) API Testing
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
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