The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 52 44 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.76% 3.32% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 3.83% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 10
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -1.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 355 339 382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 89.42% 86.48% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 264 268 292
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Liverpool

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Phusion Passenger
4 2 (25.00%) nginx
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) RSpec

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) RSpec
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
2 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
2 1 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software QA Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
1 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Smalltalk
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago