Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 73 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.17% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +90.00% -13.79%
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -21.05% +90.00% -13.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 590 693 954
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.66% 93.02% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 450 518 669
Liverpool median annual salary £41,548 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.34% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,675 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,375 £67,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Liverpool

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Liverpool

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft