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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 36 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.00% 0.94% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 1.07% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 15
Median salary £32,500 £35,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
268 373 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 80.48% 87.76% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 213 255 446
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 19 (86.36%) JIRA
2 19 (86.36%) Defect Management
3 16 (72.73%) QA
3 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Java
5 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (36.36%) Workflow
7 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) QA Automation
7 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
7 8 (36.36%) WebDriver
8 7 (31.82%) Wealth Management
8 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
8 7 (31.82%) BDD
8 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
8 7 (31.82%) TDD
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
9 4 (18.18%) OWASP
9 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 4 (18.18%) Gerrit

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 19 (86.36%) JIRA
3 8 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
5 4 (18.18%) Gerrit
5 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 4 (18.18%) JMeter
5 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
6 3 (13.64%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
1 15 (68.18%) Tester
2 14 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 10 (45.45%) QA Analyst
3 10 (45.45%) QA Test Analyst
3 10 (45.45%) Selenium Tester
4 9 (40.91%) QA Tester
5 8 (36.36%) QA Engineer
5 8 (36.36%) QA Test Engineer
5 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
6 7 (31.82%) Java Engineer
6 7 (31.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
7 5 (22.73%) Web Analyst
7 5 (22.73%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
8 3 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (13.64%) Senior Tester
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Defect Management
2 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 8 (36.36%) QA Automation
5 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Workflow
6 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
6 7 (31.82%) BDD
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) Wealth Management
7 4 (18.18%) API Testing
7 4 (18.18%) OWASP
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) OO
9 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) HP
1 4 (18.18%) Telerik
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