The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank - 58 63
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 0 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.88% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.24% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 3
Average salary - £51,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.15%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Automation 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
386 535 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.78% 83.99% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 287 439 453
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Merseyside region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Automation Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Birkenhead
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days holidays, UK healthcare from day 1, contributable pension plan after 6 months, free parking
Posted: 18 days ago