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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 51 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.74% 2.33% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 2.88% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 5
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
363 486 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.78% 80.87% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 279 390 430
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 +9 10 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Wallasey - 1 £25,000 -
Wirral - 1 £25,000 - 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) ISEB
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 10 (33.33%) Test Management
4 10 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 9 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Replication
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (23.33%) ETL
7 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
7 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
8 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (20.00%) QA
9 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 5 (16.67%) MS Office
9 5 (16.67%) Usability Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.67%) Coaching
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 4 (13.33%) System Testing
10 4 (13.33%) FMCG

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (3.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) JMeter
2 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (6.67%) MSTest
3 1 (3.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) SAP Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Database Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Test Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.33%) BAPI
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
1 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
2 4 (13.33%) FMCG
3 3 (10.00%) Data Conversion
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) APACS
5 1 (3.33%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Test Management
1 10 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
2 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) Coaching
4 5 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 4 (13.33%) System Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Use Case
5 4 (13.33%) Validation
6 3 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Budget Control
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) ABAP
3 3 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) SAPscript
4 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) ISEB
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 9 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) HP
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