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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 41 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.43% 1.19% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.35% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 17
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average 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
343 443 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.25% 88.07% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 283 320 513
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 10 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Selenium
2 23 (88.46%) JIRA
3 20 (76.92%) QA
3 20 (76.92%) Defect Management
4 18 (69.23%) Java
5 17 (65.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
6 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
6 12 (46.15%) Functional Testing
7 11 (42.31%) Manual Testing
8 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
9 9 (34.62%) Workflow
9 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
9 9 (34.62%) QA Automation
10 8 (30.77%) MVC
10 8 (30.77%) SQL
10 8 (30.77%) .NET
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
10 8 (30.77%) Degree
11 7 (26.92%) Ruby
11 7 (26.92%) BDD
11 7 (26.92%) Wealth Management
11 7 (26.92%) JMeter
11 7 (26.92%) TDD
11 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
12 6 (23.08%) PHP
13 5 (19.23%) HND
13 5 (19.23%) Telerik

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) PuTTY
1 3 (11.54%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Selenium
2 23 (88.46%) JIRA
3 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 7 (26.92%) JMeter
6 4 (15.38%) Gerrit
6 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 4 (15.38%) Mercurial
7 3 (11.54%) Ant
7 3 (11.54%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (11.54%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (11.54%) WATIR
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
1 16 (61.54%) Tester
2 14 (53.85%) Test Analyst
3 12 (46.15%) QA Engineer
4 11 (42.31%) QA Analyst
4 11 (42.31%) QA Test Analyst
4 11 (42.31%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (38.46%) QA Tester
6 9 (34.62%) QA Test Engineer
6 9 (34.62%) Test Engineer
7 8 (30.77%) Java Engineer
7 8 (30.77%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
8 6 (23.08%) Web Analyst
8 6 (23.08%) Web Test Analyst
9 4 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
10 3 (11.54%) Senior Tester
11 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (7.69%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Defect Management
2 17 (65.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Functional Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 11 (42.31%) Manual Testing
5 9 (34.62%) QA Automation
5 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Workflow
6 8 (30.77%) MVC
7 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
7 7 (26.92%) BDD
7 7 (26.92%) TDD
7 7 (26.92%) Wealth Management
8 4 (15.38%) API Testing
8 4 (15.38%) OWASP
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
9 3 (11.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Ruby
4 6 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) HP
1 5 (19.23%) Telerik
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