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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 133 150 149
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 94 73 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 1.30% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.70% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 63 61 71
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £49,850
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
4589 4299 4280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.61% 76.33% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3058 3215 3522
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -4 46 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Slough +17 17 £38,500 -51.87%
Bracknell +9 15 £46,250 +14.19% 2
Maidenhead -9 11 £38,500 -10.46%
Wokingham - 2 £25,000 - 1
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 62 (38.27%) ISEB
2 60 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
3 55 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (32.72%) SQL
5 48 (29.63%) Security Cleared
6 46 (28.40%) QA
6 46 (28.40%) Windows
7 44 (27.16%) ISTQB
8 43 (26.54%) SC Cleared
9 40 (24.69%) QuickTest Pro
10 38 (23.46%) Test Automation
11 33 (20.37%) Selenium
12 30 (18.52%) Regression Testing
12 30 (18.52%) Finance
13 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
13 29 (17.90%) Windows XP
14 28 (17.28%) C#
14 28 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (17.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 26 (16.05%) CRM
16 25 (15.43%) Oracle
16 25 (15.43%) Migration
16 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (14.81%) Telecoms
17 24 (14.81%) Test Management
18 23 (14.20%) Automated Testing
18 23 (14.20%) TestDirector
19 22 (13.58%) Microsoft
19 22 (13.58%) Retail
20 20 (12.35%) Scrum

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (8.64%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (5.56%) IIS
3 7 (4.32%) CMS
4 6 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
7 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Google Analytics
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) Taleo
2 3 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) LAN
1 10 (6.17%) WAN
2 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.23%) Wireless
4 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.62%) GPRS
4 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.47%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.47%) DataStage
6 4 (2.47%) SQLPlus
6 4 (2.47%) Cognos Impromptu
7 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.23%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (24.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 33 (20.37%) Selenium
3 23 (14.20%) TestDirector
4 17 (10.49%) LoadRunner
5 15 (9.26%) WebDriver
6 14 (8.64%) WinRunner
7 10 (6.17%) Selenium IDE
8 8 (4.94%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.32%) JIRA
10 6 (3.70%) LoadUI
11 5 (3.09%) SilkPerformer
12 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.47%) Subversion
12 4 (2.47%) Toad
12 4 (2.47%) JUnit
12 4 (2.47%) eggPlant
13 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (18.52%) Finance
2 24 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 22 (13.58%) Retail
4 9 (5.56%) Banking
5 8 (4.94%) Automotive
6 7 (4.32%) Marketing
7 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Local Government
8 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 91 (56.17%) Analyst
2 67 (41.36%) Test Analyst
3 33 (20.37%) Test Engineer
4 18 (11.11%) Consultant
5 16 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 13 (8.02%) Senior Test Analyst
6 13 (8.02%) Developer
6 13 (8.02%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (6.79%) Tester
8 10 (6.17%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Test Consultant
10 8 (4.94%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) MI Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) QA Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Test Leader
11 7 (4.32%) Performance Test Leader
12 6 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.88%) .NET
2 13 (8.02%) XML
3 8 (4.94%) SOAP
4 5 (3.09%) HTML
4 5 (3.09%) jQuery
5 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.47%) ADO.NET
5 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.47%) Web Services
6 3 (1.85%) Middleware
7 2 (1.23%) JMS
7 2 (1.23%) REST
8 1 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.62%) Yii
8 1 (0.62%) CSS
8 1 (0.62%) Flash
8 1 (0.62%) RSS
8 1 (0.62%) XML-RPC
8 1 (0.62%) Ajax
8 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.70%) Social Media
4 4 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.47%) Clustering
5 3 (1.85%) Firmware
6 2 (1.23%) Open Source
6 2 (1.23%) Life Science
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) EPoS
7 1 (0.62%) Economics
7 1 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.40%) Windows
2 29 (17.90%) Windows XP
3 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.17%) Linux
6 8 (4.94%) UNIX
7 5 (3.09%) Solaris
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.62%) VMS
9 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.46%) Test Automation
3 30 (18.52%) Regression Testing
4 28 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (16.05%) CRM
6 25 (15.43%) Migration
7 24 (14.81%) Test Management
8 23 (14.20%) Automated Testing
9 20 (12.35%) Scrum
10 19 (11.73%) Project Management
11 17 (10.49%) Software Testing
12 13 (8.02%) System Testing
12 13 (8.02%) Test Strategy
13 12 (7.41%) V-Model
13 12 (7.41%) PRINCE2
14 11 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (6.79%) Data Migration
14 11 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (6.17%) Integration Testing
15 10 (6.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (32.72%) SQL
2 28 (17.28%) C#
3 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.56%) Java
5 8 (4.94%) Python
5 8 (4.94%) VBScript
6 7 (4.32%) VBA
7 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.85%) Perl
8 3 (1.85%) VB
8 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.23%) C
10 1 (0.62%) C++
10 1 (0.62%) PHP
10 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.62%) PHP5
10 1 (0.62%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 62 (38.27%) ISEB
2 48 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 44 (27.16%) ISTQB
4 43 (26.54%) SC Cleared
5 28 (17.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (6.17%) Degree
7 8 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (4.32%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (28.40%) QA
2 10 (6.17%) GAMP
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.09%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.94%) Netcool
4 3 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (15.43%) Oracle
2 22 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.49%) HP
4 12 (7.41%) Fujitsu
5 11 (6.79%) Citrix
6 6 (3.70%) hybris
6 6 (3.70%) Google
6 6 (3.70%) VMware
6 6 (3.70%) IBM
7 5 (3.09%) SAP
7 5 (3.09%) NetApp
8 4 (2.47%) Veritas
9 3 (1.85%) McAfee
10 1 (0.62%) Peoplefluent
10 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.62%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.62%) Northgate
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago