The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 172 132 155
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 87 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 1.57% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.03% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 67 50
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Test Scripting
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4031 4284 4169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.77% 77.12% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2917 3241
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Berkshire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -19 25 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Maidenhead +7 4 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Wokingham -10 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 57 (52.29%) QA
2 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.03%) Software Testing
4 33 (30.28%) ISEB
5 32 (29.36%) Selenium
6 29 (26.61%) SQL
7 27 (24.77%) ISTQB
8 25 (22.94%) Finance
9 24 (22.02%) Telecoms
10 20 (18.35%) C#
10 20 (18.35%) Windows
11 19 (17.43%) Automation Testing
12 18 (16.51%) JIRA
12 18 (16.51%) .NET
13 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
13 17 (15.60%) Scrum
14 16 (14.68%) HP
14 16 (14.68%) Test Management
14 16 (14.68%) Test Automation
14 16 (14.68%) WebDriver
15 15 (13.76%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (13.76%) SoapUI
15 15 (13.76%) REST
15 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
15 15 (13.76%) Banking
16 14 (12.84%) Retail
16 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
16 14 (12.84%) Test Strategy
16 14 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.83%) SAP SD
1 2 (1.83%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.83%) SAP MM
1 2 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.83%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.59%) Wireshark
2 5 (4.59%) Internet
3 3 (2.75%) 3G
3 3 (2.75%) Wireless
3 3 (2.75%) LTE
4 2 (1.83%) GGSN
4 2 (1.83%) SGSN
4 2 (1.83%) 2.5G
4 2 (1.83%) DNS
4 2 (1.83%) Firewall
4 2 (1.83%) MPLS
4 2 (1.83%) GPRS
4 2 (1.83%) GSM
4 2 (1.83%) Packet Switching
5 1 (0.92%) UMTS
5 1 (0.92%) VoIP
5 1 (0.92%) RTCP
5 1 (0.92%) RTP
5 1 (0.92%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (29.36%) Selenium
2 18 (16.51%) JIRA
3 16 (14.68%) WebDriver
4 15 (13.76%) SoapUI
5 12 (11.01%) SpecFlow
6 10 (9.17%) HP UFT
6 10 (9.17%) LoadRunner
7 5 (4.59%) TestDirector
8 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.83%) NUnit
9 2 (1.83%) Moq
10 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.92%) TestPartner
10 1 (0.92%) Toad
10 1 (0.92%) JUnit
10 1 (0.92%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.92%) TestLink
10 1 (0.92%) TestNG
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 24 (22.02%) Telecoms
3 15 (13.76%) Banking
4 14 (12.84%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Billing
6 2 (1.83%) Automotive
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Games
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (43.12%) Analyst
2 27 (24.77%) QA Engineer
3 21 (19.27%) Test Analyst
4 20 (18.35%) Business Analyst
5 16 (14.68%) Senior QA Engineer
6 14 (12.84%) Test Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (10.09%) Tester
9 10 (9.17%) Consultant
10 9 (8.26%) Business Consultant
10 9 (8.26%) Test Leader
11 8 (7.34%) QA Analyst
12 6 (5.50%) Validation Engineer
13 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
13 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 5 (4.59%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 5 (4.59%) QA Tester
13 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (4.59%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) .NET
2 15 (13.76%) REST
3 12 (11.01%) Web Services
4 9 (8.26%) HTML
5 8 (7.34%) XML
6 5 (4.59%) Ajax
6 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.59%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.75%) XSL
7 3 (2.75%) CSS
7 3 (2.75%) SOAP
8 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) User Experience
3 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) Replication
5 3 (2.75%) iSeries
6 2 (1.83%) Xbox
6 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.92%) DTV
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) Handset
7 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Windows
2 9 (8.26%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.59%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.83%) UNIX
5 1 (0.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.03%) Software Testing
3 19 (17.43%) Automation Testing
4 17 (15.60%) Scrum
5 16 (14.68%) Test Automation
5 16 (14.68%) Test Management
6 14 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (12.84%) Test Strategy
7 12 (11.01%) SDLC
7 12 (11.01%) SOA
7 12 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (11.01%) Project Management
8 11 (10.09%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.17%) ITIL
10 9 (8.26%) ETL
10 9 (8.26%) BDD
11 8 (7.34%) Manual Testing
11 8 (7.34%) Performance Testing
11 8 (7.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.61%) SQL
2 20 (18.35%) C#
3 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.93%) Java
5 10 (9.17%) VB
6 6 (5.50%) Python
7 5 (4.59%) Perl
8 4 (3.67%) C
8 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.75%) VBScript
10 2 (1.83%) RPG
11 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) ISEB
2 27 (24.77%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.09%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (9.17%) Degree
5 5 (4.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.92%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (52.29%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) HP
2 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.59%) VMware
4 4 (3.67%) Capita
4 4 (3.67%) SAP
5 2 (1.83%) Cognos
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle
5 2 (1.83%) NetHawk
6 1 (0.92%) hybris
6 1 (0.92%) Peoplefluent
6 1 (0.92%) Lumesse
6 1 (0.92%) FatWire
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
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