Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 49 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.83% 3.88% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 4.15% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 29
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £46,750 £39,000
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +9.38%

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 593 723 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.81% 93.41% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 463 519 523
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,209 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (52.00%) Front End Development
5 11 (44.00%) React
5 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
5 11 (44.00%) Build Automation
5 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (44.00%) Spring
6 10 (40.00%) Scrum
6 10 (40.00%) QA
7 9 (36.00%) Unix
7 9 (36.00%) TDD
7 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (32.00%) Kafka
8 8 (32.00%) Spring Boot
8 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (28.00%) Logistics
9 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
9 7 (28.00%) Fault Analysis
9 7 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (24.00%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (24.00%) Coaching
10 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Selenium
11 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
11 5 (20.00%) C#
12 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing

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 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) MSTest
4 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Tester
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Erlang Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Head of Testing
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
1 11 (44.00%) React
1 11 (44.00%) Spring
2 8 (32.00%) Kafka
2 8 (32.00%) Spring Boot
3 4 (16.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.00%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) Jest
4 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Life Science
2 2 (8.00%) Online Games
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Front End Development
3 11 (44.00%) Build Automation
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (36.00%) TDD
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (28.00%) Fault Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) Logistics
7 7 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (24.00%) Coaching
8 6 (24.00%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.00%) SDLC
10 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
11 3 (12.00%) DevOps
11 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) ES6
5 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Elixir
7 1 (4.00%) Erlang
7 1 (4.00%) Go
7 1 (4.00%) Haskell
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Kibana
1 4 (16.00%) logstash
2 1 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Capita
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle