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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 50 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.89% 1.52% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.88% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 4
Average salary £29,000 £50,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
360 478 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.82% 80.88% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 282 385 439
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +6 3 £29,000 -42.00% 6
Wirral - 1 £25,000 -
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Sahi
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) Games

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Sahi
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) APACS
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
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