The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 49 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.81% 2.71% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 3.10% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 6
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +19.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
429 581 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.32% 87.50% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 322 510 338
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Merseyside region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +6 8 £35,500 +18.33% 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) QA
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) PHP
5 7 (38.89%) MySQL
5 7 (38.89%) CSS
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
6 6 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
7 5 (27.78%) OOD
7 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Magento
7 5 (27.78%) PHPUnit
7 5 (27.78%) Laravel
7 5 (27.78%) Web Design
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) Symfony

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) PHP Developer
2 5 (27.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (27.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) Laravel
4 5 (27.78%) Symfony
4 5 (27.78%) CodeIgniter
4 5 (27.78%) CakePHP
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
1 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Web Design
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) OOD
2 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) V-Model
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) VB
5 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (22.22%) C
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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