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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
North West / Merseyside
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
491 443 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.95% 88.42% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 403 364 360
Median salary £41,792 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
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 28 February 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 - 2 £30,000 -
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
3 5 (71.43%) API Testing
3 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Ant
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) ISEB
6 1 (14.29%) JMeter
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby

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 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 1 (14.29%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Ant
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) RubyMine
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (14.29%) WATIR
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) QA Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) API Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft