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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 51 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.25% 3.11% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 3.61% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 8
Average salary £29,250 £31,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.87% +5.83%
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
400 554 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.16% 86.02% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 284 488 353
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 3 June 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
(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 -1 4 £29,250 -2.50% 2
Southport - 2 - - 3
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (68.75%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) QA
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) C++
6 5 (31.25%) PHP
6 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 5 (31.25%) C
6 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (31.25%) OOD
6 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Web Design
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Symfony
6 5 (31.25%) Zend
6 5 (31.25%) CodeIgniter
6 5 (31.25%) CakePHP
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) Magento

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) VLDB
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) PHPUnit
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) Symfony
4 5 (31.25%) CodeIgniter
4 5 (31.25%) CakePHP
4 5 (31.25%) Laravel
5 2 (12.50%) HornetQ
5 2 (12.50%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (12.50%) JDBC
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) XHTML
5 2 (12.50%) WSDL
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) OOD
2 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Web Design
2 5 (31.25%) Web Development
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) OWASP
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) C
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) VB
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Zend
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago