Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 54 43
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 28 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.67% 3.80% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 4.28% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 26
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £34,712 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.11% -3.58% +2.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £40,000 £45,625
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £34,712 £36,000
% change year-on-year +18.11% -3.58% +2.86%

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 694 959 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 91.08% 88.96% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 521 615 467
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.56% -3.44% -

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
3 11 (39.29%) Selenium
4 10 (35.71%) QA
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (35.71%) DevOps
5 9 (32.14%) SDLC
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (28.57%) Java
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.00%) REST
7 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (25.00%) Docker
8 6 (21.43%) Grunt
8 6 (21.43%) User Experience
8 6 (21.43%) gulp
8 6 (21.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 6 (21.43%) Sass
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) JMeter
8 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.86%) Retail
9 5 (17.86%) Marketing

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 5 (17.86%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) npm
3 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (7.14%) SaaS
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Event Store
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (39.29%) Selenium
3 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) Grunt
4 6 (21.43%) gulp
4 6 (21.43%) JMeter
5 5 (17.86%) webpack
6 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 3 (10.71%) JUnit
7 3 (10.71%) SonarQube
8 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.57%) Ant
9 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
9 1 (3.57%) Gradle
9 1 (3.57%) JIRA
9 1 (3.57%) Maven
9 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 4 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Angular Developer
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Tester
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (25.00%) REST
2 6 (21.43%) Sass
2 6 (21.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) Node.js
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) React
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) CSS3
7 1 (3.57%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.57%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (21.43%) User Experience
3 4 (14.29%) Online Games
4 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.57%) Fintech
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) CentOS
2 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) DevOps
3 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (32.14%) SDLC
4 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) High Availability
8 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.71%) MVC
8 3 (10.71%) Open Source
9 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Capita
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft