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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 60 49 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.00% 3.58% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 4.59% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 7
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -51.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,150 £48,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
486 501 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.60% 78.04% 74.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 437 445
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -8 6 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) TDD
3 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (39.29%) CSS
5 11 (39.29%) OO
5 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (35.71%) Selenium
7 9 (32.14%) Ruby
7 9 (32.14%) HTML5
7 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
8 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 8 (28.57%) Subversion
8 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Java
9 7 (25.00%) PHP
9 7 (25.00%) MySQL
9 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (25.00%) Hudson
10 6 (21.43%) C#
10 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
10 6 (21.43%) Retail
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) Ajax
10 6 (21.43%) MVC
10 6 (21.43%) Linux

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
3 8 (28.57%) Subversion
4 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (25.00%) Hudson
5 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
6 5 (17.86%) Bugzilla
6 5 (17.86%) JIRA
6 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
6 5 (17.86%) SpecFlow
7 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 4 (14.29%) RSpec
8 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
8 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 2 (7.14%) LoadUI
9 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
9 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (3.57%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) HTML5
3 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) Ajax
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) Symfony
4 5 (17.86%) CakePHP
4 5 (17.86%) Laravel
5 4 (14.29%) Phusion Passenger
5 4 (14.29%) RESTful
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (14.29%) SOAP
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.71%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) TDD
3 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (39.29%) OO
5 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (21.43%) MVC
8 5 (17.86%) OOP
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) BDD
8 5 (17.86%) User Stories
9 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (10.71%) SEO
10 3 (10.71%) Migration
11 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
11 2 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) Ruby
4 8 (28.57%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) PHP
6 6 (21.43%) C#
7 5 (17.86%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Capistrano
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Zend
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
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