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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 61 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.91% 1.95% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.20% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 7
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +63.04%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
488 454 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.89% 88.33% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 400 373 376
Median salary £41,792 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Wirral - 3 £27,500 -
Liverpool 0 2 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (71.43%) Manual Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) API Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) API Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA