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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 46 37 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.28% 6.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 7.06% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 1
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +32.65%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
344 411 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.31% 88.39% 77.73%
Number of salaries quoted 296 364 294
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) C++
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) QA
5 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 9 (42.86%) MVC
5 9 (42.86%) MySQL
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) PHP
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Ajax
7 6 (28.57%) jQuery
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) Retail
7 6 (28.57%) REST
7 6 (28.57%) OO PHP
7 6 (28.57%) SOAP
7 6 (28.57%) OO
7 6 (28.57%) Apache
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (19.05%) C
8 4 (19.05%) VLDB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) PHP Developer
1 9 (42.86%) Tester
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) Ajax
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) REST
3 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (19.05%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) Symfony
5 3 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (14.29%) CakePHP
5 3 (14.29%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) OO PHP
3 6 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Web Design
5 3 (14.29%) OOD
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
1 12 (57.14%) C#
1 12 (57.14%) C++
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) C
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) VB
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Zend