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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.51% 1.06% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.35% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 3
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,900 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £46,200
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
355 370 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 80.87% 78.39% 73.72%
Number of salaries quoted 298 326 347
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 12 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Hudson
3 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (33.33%) Hudson
2 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
1 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (33.33%) BDD
1 5 (33.33%) User Stories
1 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
2 5 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft