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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 141 167 172
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 89 63 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.07% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.35% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 36
Average salary £43,000 £36,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.62% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £28,750 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
4642 4661 4187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.87% 79.03% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3183 3376 3399
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +15 44 £38,750 +16.54% 5
Slough +1 16 £50,000 -37.50%
Bracknell -13 14 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Maidenhead +1 5 £40,000 -
Newbury +10 4 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Windsor - 4 £45,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 81 (44.51%) ISEB
2 67 (36.81%) HP Quality Center
3 65 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (35.16%) Windows
5 63 (34.62%) ISTQB
6 57 (31.32%) Security Cleared
6 57 (31.32%) SQL
7 46 (25.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 44 (24.18%) Test Automation
9 43 (23.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (23.63%) Migration
10 42 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 41 (22.53%) QA
12 40 (21.98%) Regression Testing
13 38 (20.88%) Windows XP
13 38 (20.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 37 (20.33%) Oracle
15 36 (19.78%) LoadRunner
16 35 (19.23%) Scrum
16 35 (19.23%) Test Management
17 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
18 29 (15.93%) Selenium
19 27 (14.84%) TestDirector
19 27 (14.84%) Finance
19 27 (14.84%) Software Testing
20 25 (13.74%) User Acceptance Testing
21 24 (13.19%) V-Model
21 24 (13.19%) Telecoms
22 23 (12.64%) Active Directory
22 23 (12.64%) LAN

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (9.34%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (5.49%) IIS
2 10 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.40%) CMS
5 6 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.20%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) Taleo
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.64%) LAN
1 23 (12.64%) WAN
2 12 (6.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.75%) DNS
3 5 (2.75%) Internet
4 3 (1.65%) HTTP
4 3 (1.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.55%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.55%) HSPA
5 1 (0.55%) GPRS
5 1 (0.55%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.55%) UMTS
5 1 (0.55%) 802.15
5 1 (0.55%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.95%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (2.20%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.20%) DataStage
5 4 (2.20%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (25.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 36 (19.78%) LoadRunner
3 29 (15.93%) Selenium
4 27 (14.84%) TestDirector
5 20 (10.99%) WinRunner
6 10 (5.49%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.85%) JIRA
8 6 (3.30%) SilkPerformer
9 5 (2.75%) NUnit
9 5 (2.75%) TestComplete
9 5 (2.75%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.75%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.20%) Moq
10 4 (2.20%) eggPlant
10 4 (2.20%) LoadUI
10 4 (2.20%) Toad
11 3 (1.65%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.65%) MSTest
11 3 (1.65%) Selenium IDE
General
1 27 (14.84%) Finance
2 24 (13.19%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.99%) Retail
4 11 (6.04%) Banking
5 10 (5.49%) Automotive
5 10 (5.49%) Marketing
6 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (36.81%) Analyst
2 45 (24.73%) Test Analyst
3 39 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 27 (14.84%) Consultant
5 25 (13.74%) Tester
6 19 (10.44%) Senior Analyst
6 19 (10.44%) Test Consultant
7 17 (9.34%) Software Test Engineer
7 17 (9.34%) Software Engineer
8 16 (8.79%) Business Analyst
8 16 (8.79%) Senior Test Analyst
9 14 (7.69%) Test Leader
10 12 (6.59%) Performance Test Leader
10 12 (6.59%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Senior Tester
12 9 (4.95%) QA Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) Software Test Analyst
13 8 (4.40%) Test Manager
14 6 (3.30%) Developer
14 6 (3.30%) Infrastructure Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.34%) .NET
2 10 (5.49%) XML
3 9 (4.95%) HTML
4 5 (2.75%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.75%) SOAP
4 5 (2.75%) jQuery
5 4 (2.20%) Web Services
5 4 (2.20%) ADO.NET
6 2 (1.10%) Ajax
6 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.55%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (0.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.55%) HTML5
7 1 (0.55%) Yii
7 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.55%) CSS
7 1 (0.55%) Flash
7 1 (0.55%) RSS
7 1 (0.55%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.59%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.49%) Clustering
3 8 (4.40%) Open Source
4 7 (3.85%) Replication
5 6 (3.30%) Social Media
5 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.10%) Life Science
9 2 (1.10%) User Experience
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (35.16%) Windows
2 43 (23.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (20.88%) Windows XP
4 23 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.14%) Linux
6 13 (7.14%) UNIX
7 6 (3.30%) Solaris
8 3 (1.65%) AIX
9 2 (1.10%) Android
10 1 (0.55%) VMS
10 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.18%) Test Automation
3 43 (23.63%) Migration
4 40 (21.98%) Regression Testing
5 35 (19.23%) Scrum
5 35 (19.23%) Test Management
6 27 (14.84%) Software Testing
7 25 (13.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (13.19%) V-Model
9 21 (11.54%) Project Management
9 21 (11.54%) CRM
10 19 (10.44%) Data Migration
11 17 (9.34%) Waterfall
12 14 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 14 (7.69%) ETL
12 14 (7.69%) Test Strategy
13 13 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (6.59%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.59%) Performance Testing
15 11 (6.04%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.32%) SQL
2 22 (12.09%) C#
3 12 (6.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.49%) C
5 8 (4.40%) Java
5 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.30%) Python
7 5 (2.75%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.20%) Perl
9 3 (1.65%) Ruby
10 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.10%) C++
10 2 (1.10%) VBScript
11 1 (0.55%) VB
11 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.55%) VBA
11 1 (0.55%) PHP
11 1 (0.55%) PHP5
11 1 (0.55%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 81 (44.51%) ISEB
2 63 (34.62%) ISTQB
3 57 (31.32%) Security Cleared
4 42 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 38 (20.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (9.34%) Degree
7 9 (4.95%) DV Cleared
8 7 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (22.53%) QA
2 14 (7.69%) GAMP
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.40%) vSphere
4 6 (3.30%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 67 (36.81%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.49%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (5.49%) Netcool
2 10 (5.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.55%) cPanel
Vendors
1 37 (20.33%) Oracle
2 20 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.24%) VMware
4 14 (7.69%) Fujitsu
5 12 (6.59%) HP
6 11 (6.04%) Citrix
7 10 (5.49%) Veritas
7 10 (5.49%) McAfee
8 7 (3.85%) Google
9 6 (3.30%) hybris
9 6 (3.30%) NetApp
10 4 (2.20%) SAP
11 3 (1.65%) Cisco
12 1 (0.55%) IBM
12 1 (0.55%) Peoplefluent
12 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.55%) Lumesse
12 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.55%) Northgate
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