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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
North West / Merseyside
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.50% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
517 461 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.60% 87.98% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 410 352 344
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £52,200
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram 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 18 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 - 3 £30,000 -
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 8 (80.00%) API Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Selenium
4 6 (60.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (50.00%) QA
6 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (40.00%) System Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
6 4 (40.00%) C#
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum
9 1 (10.00%) Replication
9 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (10.00%) TDD
9 1 (10.00%) Ruby
9 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
9 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (10.00%) JIRA
9 1 (10.00%) JMeter
9 1 (10.00%) Validation
9 1 (10.00%) Perl
9 1 (10.00%) PHP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (10.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) RubyMine
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (10.00%) WATIR
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 8 (80.00%) API Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) System Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft