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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 54 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.69% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
471 423 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.20% 88.31% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 372 363 477
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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
(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 9 £35,000 - 1
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) JIRA
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
4 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
5 7 (46.67%) Wealth Management
6 6 (40.00%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) ISEB
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Line Management
8 4 (26.67%) Sahi
8 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
9 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
11 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
11 1 (6.67%) Scrum
11 1 (6.67%) APACS
11 1 (6.67%) JMeter

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) Liferay
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Sahi
3 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Web Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Web Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) APACS
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) Wealth Management
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Line Management
7 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
9 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Scrum
9 1 (6.67%) System Testing
9 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
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