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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 53 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.24% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £19,296 £42,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.59% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +5.03%
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
358 475 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 85.85% 86.36% 82.15%
Number of salaries quoted 243 416 248
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA