The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 48 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.29% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £51,250 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 395 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 82.25% 80.78% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 370 355 340
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
Merseyside

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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Bugzilla
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
4 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
4 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) Hudson
4 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
4 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
2 5 (35.71%) Bugzilla
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
2 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
2 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
2 5 (35.71%) Hudson
2 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
1 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (35.71%) User Stories
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP