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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 57 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.81% 1.66% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.90% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
491 263 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 88.63% 87.38% 83.73%
Number of salaries quoted 303 217 299
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (75.00%) SDLC
1 9 (75.00%) API Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) System Testing
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
4 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 5 (41.67%) QA Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) API Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (75.00%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) System Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
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