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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 46 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.78% 1.89% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
335 374 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.56% 88.21% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 257 298 327
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 6 (50.00%) NuGet
3 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Games
4 5 (41.67%) Game Development
5 4 (33.33%) System Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) API Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Market Making
7 2 (16.67%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

Automation 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 6 (50.00%) NuGet
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Release Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Game Development
4 4 (33.33%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) API Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (16.67%) Market Making
6 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Post-Production
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft