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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 134 179 165
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 89 58 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 0.97% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.25% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 45 50
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
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
4663 4646 4138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.89% 77.74% 77.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3126 3490 3331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -7 45 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Bracknell +11 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Slough +16 18 £40,000 -50.00% 2
Maidenhead -9 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Newbury - 1 £38,500 - 2
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 73 (41.71%) ISEB
2 72 (41.14%) HP Quality Center
3 60 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 57 (32.57%) SQL
4 57 (32.57%) Windows
5 56 (32.00%) ISTQB
6 51 (29.14%) SC Cleared
7 48 (27.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 43 (24.57%) QA
9 42 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 38 (21.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (21.14%) Migration
11 37 (21.14%) Oracle
12 36 (20.57%) Windows XP
12 36 (20.57%) Regression Testing
13 32 (18.29%) Test Management
14 31 (17.71%) LoadRunner
14 31 (17.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 30 (17.14%) Selenium
16 29 (16.57%) Finance
16 29 (16.57%) SQL Server
17 28 (16.00%) C#
18 27 (15.43%) TestDirector
19 26 (14.86%) CRM
19 26 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
20 25 (14.29%) Scrum
20 25 (14.29%) Telecoms
21 23 (13.14%) Retail
22 21 (12.00%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 15 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (5.71%) IIS
3 8 (4.57%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.00%) CMS
4 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.57%) WordPress
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 6 (3.43%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Taleo
2 3 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.29%) LAN
1 18 (10.29%) WAN
2 10 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.71%) Wireless
4 2 (1.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.57%) IPv6
5 1 (0.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) 802.15
5 1 (0.57%) HTTP
5 1 (0.57%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.57%) UMTS
5 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.57%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.57%) HSPA
5 1 (0.57%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.29%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.29%) DataStage
5 4 (2.29%) SQLPlus
5 4 (2.29%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.14%) MySQL
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (27.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 31 (17.71%) LoadRunner
3 30 (17.14%) Selenium
4 27 (15.43%) TestDirector
5 18 (10.29%) WinRunner
6 15 (8.57%) WebDriver
7 9 (5.14%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (5.14%) JIRA
8 8 (4.57%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.43%) SilkPerformer
10 6 (3.43%) LoadUI
11 4 (2.29%) eggPlant
11 4 (2.29%) Subversion
11 4 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.29%) Toad
11 4 (2.29%) JUnit
12 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.14%) Spock
General
1 29 (16.57%) Finance
2 25 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 23 (13.14%) Retail
4 9 (5.14%) Banking
4 9 (5.14%) Automotive
5 8 (4.57%) Marketing
6 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 82 (46.86%) Analyst
2 64 (36.57%) Test Analyst
3 40 (22.86%) Test Engineer
4 25 (14.29%) Consultant
5 18 (10.29%) Tester
6 16 (9.14%) Business Analyst
6 16 (9.14%) Test Consultant
7 15 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
7 15 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 14 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 14 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
9 13 (7.43%) Test Leader
9 13 (7.43%) Performance Test Leader
10 10 (5.71%) Developer
11 9 (5.14%) QA Engineer
11 9 (5.14%) Software Test Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 6 (3.43%) QA Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.14%) .NET
2 12 (6.86%) XML
3 8 (4.57%) SOAP
4 6 (3.43%) HTML
5 5 (2.86%) jQuery
6 4 (2.29%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.29%) Web Services
6 4 (2.29%) ADO.NET
6 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.71%) Middleware
8 2 (1.14%) JMS
8 2 (1.14%) REST
9 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.57%) HTML5
9 1 (0.57%) Yii
9 1 (0.57%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (0.57%) XML-RPC
9 1 (0.57%) Ajax
9 1 (0.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.86%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.57%) Clustering
2 8 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.43%) Social Media
5 4 (2.29%) Replication
5 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.71%) Open Source
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) Life Science
8 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.57%) Economics
8 1 (0.57%) EPoS
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 57 (32.57%) Windows
2 38 (21.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (20.57%) Windows XP
4 18 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.71%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.43%) Linux
7 9 (5.14%) UNIX
8 6 (3.43%) Solaris
9 1 (0.57%) AIX
9 1 (0.57%) VMS
9 1 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.00%) Test Automation
3 37 (21.14%) Migration
4 36 (20.57%) Regression Testing
5 32 (18.29%) Test Management
6 26 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (14.86%) CRM
7 25 (14.29%) Scrum
8 21 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 19 (10.86%) Project Management
10 17 (9.71%) Automated Testing
10 17 (9.71%) V-Model
11 16 (9.14%) Data Migration
11 16 (9.14%) Test Strategy
12 13 (7.43%) PRINCE2
13 12 (6.86%) Performance Testing
14 11 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (6.29%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.57%) SQL
2 28 (16.00%) C#
3 10 (5.71%) Java
3 10 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.57%) C
4 8 (4.57%) Python
5 7 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.43%) VBScript
7 5 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.29%) Perl
9 2 (1.14%) C++
9 2 (1.14%) VB
9 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.14%) Ruby
9 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) PHP5
10 1 (0.57%) PHP4
10 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (41.71%) ISEB
2 60 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 56 (32.00%) ISTQB
4 51 (29.14%) SC Cleared
5 31 (17.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (6.29%) Degree
7 10 (5.71%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (24.57%) QA
2 14 (8.00%) GAMP
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.43%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.43%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (2.86%) vSphere
5 3 (1.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 72 (41.14%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.57%) Netcool
4 7 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (21.14%) Oracle
2 17 (9.71%) Fujitsu
3 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.00%) HP
5 12 (6.86%) VMware
6 9 (5.14%) Citrix
7 8 (4.57%) Veritas
8 7 (4.00%) McAfee
9 6 (3.43%) Google
9 6 (3.43%) hybris
9 6 (3.43%) NetApp
10 5 (2.86%) SAP
11 4 (2.29%) IBM
12 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.57%) Peoplefluent
12 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.57%) Lumesse
12 1 (0.57%) Northgate
Berkshire
CDK Group
Salary: Compeit
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - Pension, 25 days hols, Health and Life A
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + Further Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago