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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 59 70
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £19,296 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -37.75%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.84%
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
334 439 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.46% 87.80% 89.85%
Number of salaries quoted 277 313 510
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,052 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Defect Management
3 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Wealth Management
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Web Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Web Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 9 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Defect Management
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Wealth Management
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA