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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.47% 2.93% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 3.62% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 4
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £40,000
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
253 359 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.81% 81.04% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 208 299 328
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (41.67%) ISEB
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Test Planning
4 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (29.17%) Replication
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (29.17%) Data Integration
5 7 (29.17%) ETL
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
6 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Test Management
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Coaching
8 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (16.67%) Validation
8 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) ABAP
8 4 (16.67%) SAP
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (16.67%) Use Case
8 4 (16.67%) FMCG
9 3 (12.50%) System Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Data Conversion
9 3 (12.50%) Budget Control
9 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (4.17%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Database Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (4.17%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Replication
1 7 (29.17%) Data Integration
2 4 (16.67%) FMCG
3 3 (12.50%) Data Conversion
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Test Planning
2 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
2 7 (29.17%) ETL
3 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Test Management
4 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.83%) Coaching
5 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 4 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (12.50%) Budget Control
6 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Line Management
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) ABAP
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) SAPscript
4 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) HP
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