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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 58 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.65% 3.37% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 3.83% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 9
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £32,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%

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
386 339 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.91% 87.82% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 298 261 268
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,500
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 16 January 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) API Testing
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (40.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) System Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET

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 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (20.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software QA Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) API Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft