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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 49 45
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.42% 1.26% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 1.54% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 10
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +34.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £39,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

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 355 325 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.21% 81.66% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 252 256 261
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Liverpool over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
2 11 (52.38%) QA
2 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 11 (52.38%) SDLC
2 11 (52.38%) API Testing
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 6 (28.57%) System Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (23.81%) Subversion
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Data Conversion
5 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 5 (23.81%) SAP
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 5 (23.81%) Business Process Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
6 3 (14.29%) SAP APO
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP APO
2 2 (9.52%) SAP CO
2 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
2 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) QA Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SAP APO Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SAP APO Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) API Testing
2 11 (52.38%) SDLC
3 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 6 (28.57%) System Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Business Process Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Data Conversion
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) BPMN
5 3 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Telerik
Liverpool, Merseyside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £24,000 - £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago