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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 66 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.99% 1.34% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.52% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
520 460 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 85.95% 87.95% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 417 354 352
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside 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 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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -9 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Wirral - 3 £27,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HipChat
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) API Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago