The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 43 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.18% 2.51% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 2.84% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 29
Average salary £37,000 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.98% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automated Testing
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
384 352 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.27% 88.44% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 303 302 386
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Selenium
1 16 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 16 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 15 (62.50%) JIRA
3 14 (58.33%) QA
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Automation Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) Wealth Management
6 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Workflow
7 7 (29.17%) QA Automation
8 6 (25.00%) ISEB
9 5 (20.83%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Telerik
9 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.83%) HP
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) HND
9 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
9 5 (20.83%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Selenium
2 15 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.67%) Sahi
4 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.50%) Xcode
6 2 (8.33%) Gerrit
6 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.33%) JMeter
6 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (4.17%) SilkTest
General
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Test Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Tester
3 9 (37.50%) QA Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) QA Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) QA Tester
4 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 6 (25.00%) Web Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
7 3 (12.50%) Developer
7 3 (12.50%) iOS Developer
7 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 16 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Automation Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 8 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (33.33%) Wealth Management
5 7 (29.17%) QA Automation
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Workflow
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Line Management
7 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) HND
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) HP
1 5 (20.83%) Telerik
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
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