The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 58 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.68% 0.22% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.27% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 10
Median salary £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
518 375 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.06% 83.52% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 375 288 418
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,920 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Merseyside

Test Automation
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 10 £37,500 - 1
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 8 (66.67%) SDLC
1 8 (66.67%) API Testing
2 7 (58.33%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) System Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 5 (41.67%) QA Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) API Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 8 (66.67%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) System Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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