Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 48 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 21 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.68% 3.54% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 3.81% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 31
Liverpool median annual salary £36,250 £41,000 £34,712
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.59% +18.11% -0.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,000 £54,250 £40,000
Merseyside median annual salary £33,750 £41,000 £34,712
% change year-on-year -17.68% +18.11% -0.82%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 519 708 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 91.05% 92.91% 90.56%
Number of salaries quoted 392 526 628
Liverpool median annual salary £42,198 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.68% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Liverpool

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Liverpool

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Liverpool over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) QA
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 5 (23.81%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) JIRA
5 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
5 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (23.81%) Gherkin
6 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (19.05%) Unix
6 4 (19.05%) React
7 3 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
7 3 (14.29%) HP UFT

Test Automation
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 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.76%) Liferay
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
4 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.76%) GoCD
6 1 (4.76%) JMeter
6 1 (4.76%) Moq
6 1 (4.76%) MSTest
6 1 (4.76%) NUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Quality Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Software Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) Gherkin
2 4 (19.05%) React
3 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Core
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.76%) GraphQL
5 1 (4.76%) Ninject
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) Sails.js
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) APACS
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 3 (14.29%) System Testing
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.52%) RAD
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Elixir
4 1 (4.76%) Erlang
4 1 (4.76%) Go
4 1 (4.76%) Haskell
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Rancher
1 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft