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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 61 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.09% 2.50% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.78% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
468 324 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 84.94% 90.00% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 296 245 254
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 11 (73.33%) SDLC
2 10 (66.67%) API Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 9 (60.00%) QA
4 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
4 7 (46.67%) Gherkin
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
6 5 (33.33%) System Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) ISEB
8 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (13.33%) User Stories
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) C++
9 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
10 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 1 (6.67%) Degree
10 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
10 1 (6.67%) TDD
10 1 (6.67%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
3 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Test Leader
2 7 (46.67%) QA Leader
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
6 1 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Software QA Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) SDLC
2 10 (66.67%) API Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) System Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft