The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 50 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.90% 1.21% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.37% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 366 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.68% 88.41% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 289 313 389
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Liverpool

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 11 (64.71%) QA
1 11 (64.71%) Functional Testing
2 9 (52.94%) JIRA
3 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Workflow
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Telerik
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
4 7 (41.18%) QA Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (29.41%) Test Management
5 5 (29.41%) HND
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (23.53%) Usability Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Android Development
8 2 (11.76%) Relational Database

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) Gerrit
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) JMeter
4 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) QA Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Test Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) QA Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Software Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Web Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Functional Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
3 7 (41.18%) QA Automation
3 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Workflow
4 5 (29.41%) Test Management
5 4 (23.53%) Black-Box Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Usability Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Android Development
7 2 (11.76%) API Testing
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) OWASP
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
1 5 (29.41%) HND
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Telerik
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: Competitive
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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