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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 158 178 166
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 72 53 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 0.90% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.18% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 46 46 19
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
4514 4493 3937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.26% 76.52% 73.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3243 3218 2967
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -8 25 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Wokingham - 8 £45,000 - 1
Newbury +18 5 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Maidenhead -19 3 £37,250 +69.31%
Hungerford - 3 £44,000 -
Slough +2 2 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Windsor - 2 £43,750 -
Thatcham - 1 £29,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 65 (41.14%) QA
2 64 (40.51%) ISEB
3 62 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (27.85%) Selenium
4 44 (27.85%) ISTQB
5 42 (26.58%) Software Testing
6 41 (25.95%) SQL
7 38 (24.05%) Windows
8 34 (21.52%) Security Cleared
8 34 (21.52%) HP Quality Center
9 33 (20.89%) Test Automation
10 31 (19.62%) Telecoms
11 28 (17.72%) Test Management
12 26 (16.46%) C#
13 25 (15.82%) .NET
13 25 (15.82%) Scrum
14 23 (14.56%) Finance
14 23 (14.56%) WebDriver
15 22 (13.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 22 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (13.29%) Windows XP
16 21 (13.29%) LoadRunner
17 19 (12.03%) TCP/IP
17 19 (12.03%) MS Excel
17 19 (12.03%) QuickTest Pro
18 18 (11.39%) TestDirector
18 18 (11.39%) Project Management
18 18 (11.39%) Regression Testing
18 18 (11.39%) SQL Server
18 18 (11.39%) Degree

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (7.59%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.53%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.80%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) MS Project
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.06%) LAN
2 8 (5.06%) WAN
3 7 (4.43%) DNS
3 7 (4.43%) Internet
4 5 (3.16%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.53%) Firewall
6 3 (1.90%) Wireless
6 3 (1.90%) LTE
6 3 (1.90%) 3G
6 3 (1.90%) HTTP
7 2 (1.27%) GPRS
7 2 (1.27%) GSM
7 2 (1.27%) Packet Switching
7 2 (1.27%) MPLS
7 2 (1.27%) GGSN
7 2 (1.27%) SGSN
7 2 (1.27%) 2.5G
8 1 (0.63%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.63%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.43%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (27.85%) Selenium
2 23 (14.56%) WebDriver
3 21 (13.29%) LoadRunner
4 19 (12.03%) QuickTest Pro
5 18 (11.39%) TestDirector
6 15 (9.49%) JIRA
7 12 (7.59%) SoapUI
7 12 (7.59%) SpecFlow
8 8 (5.06%) WinRunner
9 7 (4.43%) NUnit
9 7 (4.43%) Moq
10 5 (3.16%) TestComplete
11 3 (1.90%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.90%) MSTest
12 2 (1.27%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.63%) TestPartner
13 1 (0.63%) Toad
13 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (19.62%) Telecoms
2 23 (14.56%) Finance
3 15 (9.49%) Banking
4 14 (8.86%) Retail
5 8 (5.06%) Marketing
6 6 (3.80%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (1.27%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (31.01%) Analyst
2 31 (19.62%) QA Engineer
3 30 (18.99%) Tester
4 22 (13.92%) Test Engineer
5 21 (13.29%) Test Analyst
6 19 (12.03%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (10.13%) Consultant
7 16 (10.13%) Senior QA Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) QA Analyst
9 14 (8.86%) Business Analyst
10 11 (6.96%) Senior Tester
11 10 (6.33%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (5.70%) Test Manager
12 9 (5.70%) Senior QA Analyst
13 8 (5.06%) Test Leader
14 7 (4.43%) Performance Tester
15 6 (3.80%) Business Consultant
15 6 (3.80%) Validation Engineer
15 6 (3.80%) Automation Tester
16 5 (3.16%) Infrastructure Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.82%) .NET
2 12 (7.59%) Web Services
2 12 (7.59%) REST
3 8 (5.06%) HTML
4 5 (3.16%) XML
5 4 (2.53%) Ajax
5 4 (2.53%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.59%) User Experience
3 11 (6.96%) Replication
4 10 (6.33%) Open Source
5 7 (4.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.16%) Clustering
6 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.27%) New Media
8 2 (1.27%) Xbox
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Handset
9 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.05%) Windows
2 22 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (13.29%) Windows XP
4 11 (6.96%) UNIX
4 11 (6.96%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.16%) Linux
7 4 (2.53%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.90%) AIX
9 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.63%) VMS
10 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.58%) Software Testing
3 33 (20.89%) Test Automation
4 28 (17.72%) Test Management
5 25 (15.82%) Scrum
6 18 (11.39%) Project Management
6 18 (11.39%) Regression Testing
7 17 (10.76%) ETL
7 17 (10.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (10.13%) Waterfall
8 16 (10.13%) Automation Testing
9 14 (8.86%) V-Model
10 13 (8.23%) Test Strategy
11 12 (7.59%) SOA
11 12 (7.59%) ITIL
12 11 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.96%) Migration
12 11 (6.96%) Performance Engineering
13 10 (6.33%) Agile Testing
13 10 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.95%) SQL
2 26 (16.46%) C#
3 16 (10.13%) Java
4 14 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.59%) C
6 11 (6.96%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.06%) VB
8 7 (4.43%) Perl
9 3 (1.90%) Python
10 2 (1.27%) Ruby
11 1 (0.63%) VBScript
11 1 (0.63%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (40.51%) ISEB
2 44 (27.85%) ISTQB
3 34 (21.52%) Security Cleared
4 22 (13.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (11.39%) Degree
6 16 (10.13%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.43%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.90%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (41.14%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (21.52%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (3.16%) Netcool
2 5 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.23%) HP
3 11 (6.96%) VMware
4 10 (6.33%) Oracle
5 5 (3.16%) Citrix
5 5 (3.16%) Veritas
5 5 (3.16%) McAfee
6 3 (1.90%) Cisco
6 3 (1.90%) IBM
6 3 (1.90%) Capita
7 2 (1.27%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.27%) NetHawk
8 1 (0.63%) FatWire
8 1 (0.63%) hybris
8 1 (0.63%) Peoplefluent
8 1 (0.63%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.63%) Google
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