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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 46 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.36% 2.26% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 2.74% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 11
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,500 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 359 329 342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.05% 82.66% 84.44%
Number of salaries quoted 253 260 248
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 20 (64.52%) SDLC
2 16 (51.61%) Cucumber
3 15 (48.39%) QA
3 15 (48.39%) Selenium
4 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
5 12 (38.71%) Ruby
6 11 (35.48%) C#
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
6 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (35.48%) API Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
7 10 (32.26%) Web Services
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (29.03%) Subversion
9 8 (25.81%) .NET
10 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
10 7 (22.58%) System Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
11 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
11 6 (19.35%) Gherkin
11 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Java
11 6 (19.35%) MVC
12 5 (16.13%) Scrum
12 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.13%) HTML
12 5 (16.13%) CSS
12 5 (16.13%) N-Tier

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 2 (6.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Cucumber
2 15 (48.39%) Selenium
3 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
4 9 (29.03%) Subversion
5 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
6 4 (12.90%) JIRA
7 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
8 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
8 2 (6.45%) RSpec
9 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
1 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) QA Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) .NET
3 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (19.35%) Gherkin
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
6 4 (12.90%) HTML5
7 3 (9.68%) REST
8 2 (6.45%) Ajax
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) Phusion Passenger
8 2 (6.45%) RESTful
8 2 (6.45%) SOAP
8 2 (6.45%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
9 1 (3.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) SDLC
2 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
3 11 (35.48%) API Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 7 (22.58%) System Testing
6 6 (19.35%) MVC
6 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Release Management
8 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
9 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Kanban
9 3 (9.68%) Open Source
9 3 (9.68%) Scalability Testing
9 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Ruby
2 11 (35.48%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Smalltalk
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (6.45%) GCP
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Telerik
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago