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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 38 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.27% 0.20% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 0.23% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 9
Average salary £30,500 £23,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.60% -38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £23,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
332 442 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.42% 86.50% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 222 388 274
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (71.43%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) Test Planning
4 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 9 (42.86%) ISEB
5 8 (38.10%) ETL
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (33.33%) Data Integration
6 7 (33.33%) Replication
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) Java
7 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Load Testing
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
8 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (23.81%) C++
8 5 (23.81%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
8 5 (23.81%) UNIX
8 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (19.05%) VLDB
9 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
9 4 (19.05%) Validation
9 4 (19.05%) XML
9 4 (19.05%) HTML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (19.05%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSTest
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
1 13 (61.90%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Software Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Database Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 7 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Planning
2 8 (38.10%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (4.76%) System Testing
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (19.05%) C
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) VB
4 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 9 (42.86%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
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