The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.45% 1.06% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.20% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Test Scripting
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 418 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.84% 88.37% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 386 362 471
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Merseyside region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Merseyside

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 8 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (65.22%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) Functional Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Test Management
3 9 (39.13%) JIRA
3 9 (39.13%) ISEB
3 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) MS Office
4 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Usability Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (34.78%) Black-Box Testing
4 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
5 7 (30.43%) QA Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Telerik
5 7 (30.43%) Selenium
5 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Workflow
6 5 (21.74%) HP
6 5 (21.74%) HND
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) JMeter
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile App

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Liferay
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (34.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (30.43%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) JMeter
4 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
5 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Tester
2 11 (47.83%) Software Tester
3 9 (39.13%) Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) QA Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) QA Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) QA Tester
4 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Java Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Web Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Web Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) AS400
4 1 (4.35%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Functional Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Test Management
3 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Black-Box Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Usability Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
4 7 (30.43%) QA Automation
4 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) System Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Android Development
6 2 (8.70%) API Testing
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) OWASP
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Telerik
3 5 (21.74%) HP
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DCS Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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