The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.48% 2.80% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 3.25% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 11
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 366 338 382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 90.15% 86.01% 88.63%
Number of salaries quoted 270 268 290
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting 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 in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) Automation Testing
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 8 (88.89%) API Testing
3 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 6 (66.67%) Gherkin
3 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (66.67%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Finance

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) API Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Automation Testing
1 8 (88.89%) SDLC
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 6 (66.67%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA