The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 47 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.87% 4.26% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 5.18% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £32,500 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
427 386 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.64% 82.30% 70.26%
Number of salaries quoted 368 347 351
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automated Testing
Merseyside

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Liverpool region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (58.62%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 12 (41.38%) HTML
5 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (41.38%) CSS
6 11 (37.93%) Java
7 10 (34.48%) OO
7 10 (34.48%) Ruby
7 10 (34.48%) Selenium
7 10 (34.48%) HTML5
7 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
8 9 (31.03%) Subversion
8 9 (31.03%) Hudson
8 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
9 7 (24.14%) MVC
9 7 (24.14%) Scrum
9 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Open Source
9 7 (24.14%) User Stories
9 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Web Services
10 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (20.69%) Migration
10 6 (20.69%) QA
11 5 (17.24%) C#
11 5 (17.24%) PHP
11 5 (17.24%) MySQL
11 5 (17.24%) Linux

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) nginx
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
1 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
2 9 (31.03%) Hudson
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
2 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.24%) Bugzilla
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) SpecFlow
3 5 (17.24%) TeamCity
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) RSpec
3 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (6.90%) Ant
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
5 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.90%) TestComplete
5 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.90%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) CSS
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) HTML5
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) Symfony
4 5 (17.24%) CakePHP
4 5 (17.24%) Ajax
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (17.24%) Phusion Passenger
4 5 (17.24%) Laravel
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) RESTful
5 2 (6.90%) JPA
5 2 (6.90%) Apache CXF
5 2 (6.90%) Java EE
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Axis
5 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Spring Security
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Open Source
2 5 (17.24%) N-Tier
3 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (58.62%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) OO
5 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) User Stories
5 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) OOP
7 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) SEO
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) Ruby
5 5 (17.24%) PHP5
5 5 (17.24%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Capistrano
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Zend
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) WSO2
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago