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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 50 36 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.87% 5.04% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 6.45% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 7
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -51.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
380 372 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 78.84% 78.15% 69.35%
Number of salaries quoted 318 334 332
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 17 (68.00%) TDD
2 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) OO
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Ruby
5 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (36.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) Subversion
6 8 (32.00%) Selenium
7 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Hudson
7 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Retail
8 6 (24.00%) PHP
8 6 (24.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.00%) Bugzilla
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) OOP
9 5 (20.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.00%) JIRA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (16.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (32.00%) Subversion
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) Hudson
3 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.00%) RSpec
6 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (8.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) Ajax
3 5 (20.00%) Laravel
3 5 (20.00%) Symfony
3 5 (20.00%) CakePHP
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (16.00%) Phusion Passenger
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) TDD
2 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (20.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) OOP
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) User Stories
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (16.00%) SEO
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) Ruby
4 6 (24.00%) PHP
5 5 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Capistrano
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Zend
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
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