Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 61 43
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 38 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.34% 2.96% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 3.37% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 48
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,750 £29,550
90th Percentile £52,500 £38,800 £41,625
Merseyside median annual salary £40,500 £31,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +29.60% -16.67% +7.14%

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 649 860 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 91.28% 87.84% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 518 572 528
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,243
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) QA
3 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
4 15 (39.47%) Selenium
5 14 (36.84%) Java
5 14 (36.84%) SDLC
6 13 (34.21%) TDD
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) Retail
8 10 (26.32%) Scrum
8 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
9 9 (23.68%) DevOps
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
10 8 (21.05%) BDD
10 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 8 (21.05%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Docker
12 6 (15.79%) gulp
12 6 (15.79%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 6 (15.79%) Sass
12 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (15.79%) User Experience
12 6 (15.79%) Grunt
12 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (15.79%) REST
12 6 (15.79%) SaaS
12 6 (15.79%) Git (software)

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 (13.16%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (15.79%) SaaS
2 5 (13.16%) npm
3 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 15 (39.47%) Selenium
3 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.79%) Grunt
4 6 (15.79%) gulp
4 6 (15.79%) JMeter
4 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
5 5 (13.16%) webpack
6 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
7 3 (7.89%) JUnit
7 3 (7.89%) SonarQube
8 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.63%) Ant
9 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.63%) JIRA
9 1 (2.63%) Maven
9 1 (2.63%) MSTest
9 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (28.95%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Games
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Russian Language
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) QA Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Java Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) QA Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior QA Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 4 (10.53%) QA Automation Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Angular Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.79%) REST
2 6 (15.79%) Sass
2 6 (15.79%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) Node.js
4 4 (10.53%) React
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.63%) LINQ
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) WCF
7 1 (2.63%) WinForms
7 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) Online Games
4 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) SDLC
3 13 (34.21%) TDD
4 10 (26.32%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) DevOps
6 8 (21.05%) BDD
6 8 (21.05%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.79%) Kanban
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
9 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Defect Management
10 3 (7.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCAD
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (55.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Simian Army
2 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Capita
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
2 1 (2.63%) SAP