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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.83% 0.40% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.45% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 14
Average salary £23,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
382 441 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.21% 88.20% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 313 381 287
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Load Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) VLDB
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) CRM

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) VLDB
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Load Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP