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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 41 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.35% 2.48% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.95% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 20
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £52,000 £32,500
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
287 441 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 77.36% 84.16% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 226 375 368
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Magento
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Symfony
4 2 (20.00%) Zend
4 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) MVC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) SilkTest
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Symfony
3 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
3 2 (20.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) OOD
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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