The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 45 52 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.75% 1.28% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.47% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Median salary £31,250 £35,000 £19,296
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +81.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.25%  

Automation 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 360 339 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 90.00% 86.48% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 266 268 295
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 £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Liverpool

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Liverpool

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 13 (92.86%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) SDLC
3 8 (57.14%) API Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) System Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
5 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) Perl
7 4 (28.57%) Python
7 4 (28.57%) NuGet
7 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
8 3 (21.43%) Game Development
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) Games
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
9 2 (14.29%) Subversion
9 2 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) Waterfall

Automation 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
3 4 (28.57%) NuGet
3 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) QA Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Release Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) SDLC
2 8 (57.14%) API Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) System Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Game Development
8 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 2 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 1 (7.14%) BDD
9 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Post-Production
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft