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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 55 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.06% 1.76% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.08% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 23
Median salary £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,700 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
393 432 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.09% 84.71% 87.48%
Number of salaries quoted 313 307 484
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 5 £32,500 +14.03% 3
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) QA
3 11 (64.71%) JIRA
3 11 (64.71%) Defect Management
4 9 (52.94%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
5 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
6 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
6 6 (35.29%) BDD
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) API Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 3 (17.65%) JMeter
9 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (17.65%) Workflow
9 3 (17.65%) Ruby
9 3 (17.65%) OO
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) Unix
9 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
9 3 (17.65%) JavaScript

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) JIRA
3 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
4 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (17.65%) Gerrit
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (17.65%) JMeter
5 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
6 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) QA Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Automation Tester
4 5 (29.41%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (23.53%) QA Tester
6 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
6 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Tester
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) QA Leader
7 2 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Defect Management
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
2 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) API Testing
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) OWASP
6 3 (17.65%) QA Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) QA
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