The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 47 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.16% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Automation 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
368 370 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 88.25% 88.73% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 286 316 401
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Liverpool region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Liverpool

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
2 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Manual Testing
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) JIRA
3 8 (57.14%) Defect Management
4 7 (50.00%) Wealth Management
5 6 (42.86%) QA
6 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) Sahi
7 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Line Management
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) ISEB
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) C#
9 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) Scrum
9 1 (7.14%) Investment Management

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Sahi
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Software Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Web Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Web Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Manual Testing
2 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Defect Management
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Wealth Management
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Line Management
6 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
8 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
8 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA