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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.89% 2.29% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.72% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 7
Average salary £47,500 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.03% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £24,100 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
287 441 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 77.36% 84.16% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 226 375 368
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) ISEB
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) Test Planning
4 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (33.33%) ETL
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) Replication
6 7 (29.17%) Data Integration
6 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
7 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (16.67%) Test Management
9 4 (16.67%) Validation
9 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.67%) Coaching
10 3 (12.50%) Data Conversion
10 3 (12.50%) FMCG
10 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Use Case
10 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (12.50%) ABAP
10 3 (12.50%) SAP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (4.17%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Database Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Replication
1 7 (29.17%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.50%) FMCG
2 3 (12.50%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Test Planning
2 8 (33.33%) ETL
3 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
4 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Use Case
7 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.33%) System Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Budget Control
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) ABAP
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) HP
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