Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 100 58
Rank change year-on-year +39 -42 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 26 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.63% 0.62% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 0.70% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 30
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £41,250 £50,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -5.41% +7.25%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 894 1149 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.58% 88.52% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 666 777 621
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting 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 in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Merseyside

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +40 25 £37,500 - 1
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 16 (61.54%) Regression Testing
2 15 (57.69%) SAP
2 15 (57.69%) Data Conversion
2 15 (57.69%) Business Process Analysis
3 11 (42.31%) SAP FI
3 11 (42.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (42.31%) SAP CO
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) QA
6 5 (19.23%) Selenium
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
7 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) DevOps
7 4 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Marketing
7 4 (15.38%) JMeter
7 4 (15.38%) SAP APO
7 4 (15.38%) Java
8 3 (11.54%) Finance
8 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
8 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.69%) BPMN
9 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping

Test Scripting
Co-occurring 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 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) SAP CO
1 11 (42.31%) SAP FI
1 11 (42.31%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (15.38%) SAP APO
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) JMeter
2 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) SAP CO Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) SAP FI Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 7 (26.92%) SAP Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) SAP Business Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) QA Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) QA Automation Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) SAP APO Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) SAP APO Business Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SAP CO Business Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SAP FI Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SAP FI Business Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Regression Testing
2 15 (57.69%) Business Process Analysis
2 15 (57.69%) Data Conversion
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.69%) BPMN
8 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Use Case
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft