The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 52 43 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.30% 1.96% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.45% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 2
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 286 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.52% 79.89% 74.13%
Number of salaries quoted 426 247 306
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Automated Testing
Merseyside

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 24 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 29 (67.44%) MVC
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) TDD
2 21 (48.84%) OO
3 19 (44.19%) MySQL
3 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (37.21%) Symfony
4 16 (37.21%) Zend
4 16 (37.21%) PHP5
4 16 (37.21%) OO PHP
4 16 (37.21%) PHP
4 16 (37.21%) EPoS
5 15 (34.88%) Open Source
6 14 (32.56%) Java
7 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
7 12 (27.91%) HTML
7 12 (27.91%) CSS
8 10 (23.26%) Spring
8 10 (23.26%) Maven
9 9 (20.93%) Subversion
9 9 (20.93%) Migration
9 9 (20.93%) Hudson
9 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
10 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
11 7 (16.28%) JPA
11 7 (16.28%) Apache CXF
11 7 (16.28%) Spring Security
11 7 (16.28%) Use Case
11 7 (16.28%) Apache Axis
11 7 (16.28%) Spring MVC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) nginx
3 3 (6.98%) Alfresco
3 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Maven
2 9 (20.93%) Subversion
2 9 (20.93%) Hudson
2 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.28%) Ant
4 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
5 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
6 5 (11.63%) RSpec
6 5 (11.63%) Selenium
7 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.98%) JUnit
8 2 (4.65%) LoadUI
8 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (6.98%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 16 (37.21%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 16 (37.21%) PHP Developer
3 14 (32.56%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
5 2 (4.65%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Symfony
2 12 (27.91%) HTML
2 12 (27.91%) CSS
3 10 (23.26%) Spring
4 7 (16.28%) JPA
4 7 (16.28%) Apache CXF
4 7 (16.28%) Spring Security
4 7 (16.28%) Apache Axis
4 7 (16.28%) Spring MVC
4 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
4 7 (16.28%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (16.28%) Java EE
4 7 (16.28%) JSP
4 7 (16.28%) Servlets
4 7 (16.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (16.28%) Middleware
5 6 (13.95%) Web Services
6 5 (11.63%) HTML5
6 5 (11.63%) Phusion Passenger
6 5 (11.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) EPoS
2 15 (34.88%) Open Source
3 5 (11.63%) N-Tier
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) UNIX
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) MVC
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) TDD
2 21 (48.84%) OO
3 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (37.21%) OO PHP
5 9 (20.93%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Use Case
6 7 (16.28%) User Stories
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
6 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) Web Development
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) DSDM
7 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) PHP5
1 16 (37.21%) PHP
2 14 (32.56%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.63%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
1 5 (11.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Zend
2 7 (16.28%) WSO2
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle