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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
North West / Merseyside
Rank 60 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.66% 1.70% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.94% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £37,250 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
519 465 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.07% 87.74% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 413 355 349
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 -6 7 £30,000 -14.28%
Wirral - 2 £27,500 -
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 17 (89.47%) QA
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (31.58%) MSBuild
3 6 (31.58%) Perl
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (31.58%) NuGet
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Games
4 5 (26.32%) Game Development
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
4 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 4 (21.05%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Middleware
5 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) Market Making
5 4 (21.05%) AngularJS

Automation 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
1 6 (31.58%) MSBuild
1 6 (31.58%) NuGet
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Release Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
2 4 (21.05%) QA Automation Tester
2 4 (21.05%) QA Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) QA Leader
3 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (21.05%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Game Development
3 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (21.05%) Market Making
4 4 (21.05%) QA Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) System Testing
5 3 (15.79%) API Testing
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Scalability Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
1 6 (31.58%) Python
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (89.47%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft