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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 38 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.74% 1.50% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 1.78% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 10
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,700 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +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
320 450 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.80% 84.27% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 236 383 350
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 11 (47.83%) Test Planning
4 10 (43.48%) ISEB
5 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (34.78%) ETL
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Replication
7 7 (30.43%) Data Integration
8 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
8 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) C++
9 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (17.39%) HTML
10 4 (17.39%) C
10 4 (17.39%) C#
10 4 (17.39%) VB
10 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
10 4 (17.39%) XML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (17.39%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSTest
2 1 (4.35%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Database Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Replication
1 7 (30.43%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Test Planning
2 8 (34.78%) ETL
3 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) System Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) C
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) VB
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISEB
2 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago