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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 45 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.28% 2.79% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 3.14% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 6
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% +32.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
379 510 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.53% 89.01% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 285 448 284
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 April 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%) QA
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) C++
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 8 (38.10%) PHP
5 8 (38.10%) MySQL
5 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
5 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
6 5 (23.81%) OOD
6 5 (23.81%) Web Design
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
6 5 (23.81%) Symfony
6 5 (23.81%) Zend
6 5 (23.81%) CodeIgniter
6 5 (23.81%) CakePHP
6 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) Magento
6 5 (23.81%) PHPUnit
6 5 (23.81%) Laravel
7 4 (19.05%) C

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Automation Tester
3 5 (23.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 5 (23.81%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 4 (19.05%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) Symfony
3 5 (23.81%) CodeIgniter
3 5 (23.81%) CakePHP
3 5 (23.81%) Laravel
4 4 (19.05%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
3 5 (23.81%) OOD
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) Web Design
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.76%) System Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
1 12 (57.14%) C++
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) VB
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (19.05%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
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