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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.04% 2.69% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 3.27% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 14
Median salary £37,500 £48,250 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.27% +47.32%
UK excluding London median 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
424 275 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 88.15% 82.09% 84.44%
Number of salaries quoted 300 222 340
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 11 (84.62%) QA
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) API Testing
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
5 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
5 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
5 5 (38.46%) System Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
7 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
8 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (15.38%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
4 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
6 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (7.69%) JMeter
6 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Automation Test Lead
1 5 (38.46%) QA Leader
1 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) API Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) System Testing
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) OWASP
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Telerik