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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 62 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.24% 2.39% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.91% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 17
Median salary £37,500 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,750 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £29,550 £51,000
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
480 413 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.81% 82.27% 86.59%
Number of salaries quoted 362 307 466
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 27 July 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 -11 7 £37,500 +33.92% 4
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 July 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%) QA
2 15 (88.24%) Selenium
3 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
3 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
4 9 (52.94%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) API Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
6 7 (41.18%) JIRA
7 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
7 6 (35.29%) BDD
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
8 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
8 5 (29.41%) SDLC
8 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
8 5 (29.41%) System Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 4 (23.53%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 3 (17.65%) Ruby
10 3 (17.65%) JMeter
10 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 3 (17.65%) Workflow
10 3 (17.65%) PHP
10 3 (17.65%) Web Services
10 3 (17.65%) Unix

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 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
5 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
6 3 (17.65%) Gerrit
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) JMeter
6 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) QA Leader
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Tester
3 5 (29.41%) QA Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Test Leader
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) API Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) System Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) OWASP
7 3 (17.65%) QA Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) QA
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