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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 168 138 167
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 47 74 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.35% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.76% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 42 59 40
Average salary £48,750 £41,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% +19.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £33,400 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,690 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.94%
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
4075 4209 4038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.58% 77.06% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 2900 3173
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 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 7 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 -18 28 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Maidenhead +6 3 £55,000 +155.81%
Wokingham - 3 £45,000 -
Windsor - 2 £43,750 -
Newbury +9 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 62 (50.00%) QA
2 48 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (32.26%) Software Testing
4 37 (29.84%) Selenium
4 37 (29.84%) ISEB
5 33 (26.61%) SQL
6 30 (24.19%) Telecoms
7 27 (21.77%) Finance
7 27 (21.77%) ISTQB
8 22 (17.74%) C#
8 22 (17.74%) Automation Testing
9 21 (16.94%) .NET
10 19 (15.32%) WebDriver
11 18 (14.52%) Test Management
11 18 (14.52%) Scrum
12 17 (13.71%) Banking
12 17 (13.71%) Retail
12 17 (13.71%) JIRA
12 17 (13.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (13.71%) Test Automation
13 16 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
13 16 (12.90%) Windows
13 16 (12.90%) HP
14 15 (12.10%) Project Management
14 15 (12.10%) SoapUI
14 15 (12.10%) REST
14 15 (12.10%) Test Strategy
14 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (11.29%) SpecFlow

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.03%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (2.42%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Office
3 3 (2.42%) MS Project
4 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.03%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.23%) Internet
4 3 (2.42%) 3G
4 3 (2.42%) DNS
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.42%) Wireless
4 3 (2.42%) LTE
5 2 (1.61%) 2.5G
5 2 (1.61%) GGSN
5 2 (1.61%) SGSN
5 2 (1.61%) MPLS
5 2 (1.61%) GPRS
5 2 (1.61%) GSM
5 2 (1.61%) Packet Switching
6 1 (0.81%) UMTS
6 1 (0.81%) VoIP
6 1 (0.81%) RTCP
6 1 (0.81%) RTP
6 1 (0.81%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (29.84%) Selenium
2 19 (15.32%) WebDriver
3 17 (13.71%) JIRA
4 15 (12.10%) SoapUI
5 14 (11.29%) SpecFlow
6 11 (8.87%) LoadRunner
7 10 (8.06%) HP UFT
8 6 (4.84%) TestDirector
9 3 (2.42%) NUnit
9 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.42%) Moq
10 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.81%) TestPartner
10 1 (0.81%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 30 (24.19%) Telecoms
2 27 (21.77%) Finance
3 17 (13.71%) Banking
3 17 (13.71%) Retail
4 5 (4.03%) Marketing
5 3 (2.42%) Automotive
6 2 (1.61%) Billing
6 2 (1.61%) Local Government
6 2 (1.61%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (45.16%) Analyst
2 29 (23.39%) QA Engineer
3 24 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 23 (18.55%) Business Analyst
5 18 (14.52%) Senior QA Engineer
6 17 (13.71%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (12.10%) Tester
7 15 (12.10%) Test Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Consultant
9 11 (8.87%) QA Analyst
10 9 (7.26%) Business Consultant
11 8 (6.45%) Test Leader
12 7 (5.65%) Senior Test Analyst
13 6 (4.84%) Senior QA Analyst
13 6 (4.84%) Validation Engineer
14 5 (4.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
14 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
14 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.94%) .NET
2 15 (12.10%) REST
3 14 (11.29%) Web Services
4 8 (6.45%) HTML
5 6 (4.84%) XML
6 5 (4.03%) Application Packaging
7 4 (3.23%) Ajax
7 4 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.81%) CSS
9 1 (0.81%) SOAP
9 1 (0.81%) XSL
9 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.48%) User Experience
3 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.03%) Replication
5 3 (2.42%) iSeries
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.61%) New Media
6 2 (1.61%) Xbox
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.81%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Windows
2 10 (8.06%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.03%) UNIX
4 5 (4.03%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.81%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.26%) Software Testing
3 22 (17.74%) Automation Testing
4 18 (14.52%) Test Management
4 18 (14.52%) Scrum
5 17 (13.71%) Test Automation
5 17 (13.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (12.10%) Test Strategy
6 15 (12.10%) Project Management
7 14 (11.29%) SOA
8 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (9.68%) SDLC
9 12 (9.68%) ETL
9 12 (9.68%) ITIL
10 10 (8.06%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.06%) Web Development
10 10 (8.06%) Use Case
11 8 (6.45%) Agile Testing
11 8 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.61%) SQL
2 22 (17.74%) C#
3 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.48%) Java
5 10 (8.06%) VB
6 5 (4.03%) Python
6 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.03%) Perl
6 5 (4.03%) C
7 3 (2.42%) VBScript
8 2 (1.61%) RPG
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (29.84%) ISEB
2 27 (21.77%) ISTQB
3 14 (11.29%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (8.87%) Degree
6 5 (4.03%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.42%) APMP
9 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (12.90%) HP
2 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.84%) Capita
4 5 (4.03%) VMware
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle
5 3 (2.42%) IBM
6 2 (1.61%) Cognos
6 2 (1.61%) NetHawk
7 1 (0.81%) FatWire
7 1 (0.81%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) hybris
7 1 (0.81%) Peoplefluent
7 1 (0.81%) Lumesse
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