The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.27% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
325 363 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.44% 88.32% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 253 291 316
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 £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Liverpool

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft