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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 138 148 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 85 75 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.45% 1.37% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.84% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63 63 84
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
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
4418 4080 4165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 75.30% 74.43% 74.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3078 3442
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 42 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Slough +23 17 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Bracknell +8 10 £42,500 +4.93%
Maidenhead -5 9 £38,500 -10.46%
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 28 August 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 49 (32.89%) ISEB
2 48 (32.21%) SQL
2 48 (32.21%) HP Quality Center
3 42 (28.19%) QA
4 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (24.83%) Selenium
5 37 (24.83%) Security Cleared
5 37 (24.83%) Windows
6 36 (24.16%) ISTQB
7 35 (23.49%) SC Cleared
7 35 (23.49%) QuickTest Pro
8 31 (20.81%) C#
9 29 (19.46%) Test Automation
10 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
11 27 (18.12%) SQL Server
11 27 (18.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (16.78%) CRM
12 25 (16.78%) Finance
13 21 (14.09%) Automated Testing
13 21 (14.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (13.42%) Regression Testing
15 19 (12.75%) Telecoms
15 19 (12.75%) Windows XP
15 19 (12.75%) Oracle
15 19 (12.75%) Retail
16 18 (12.08%) Test Management
16 18 (12.08%) .NET
16 18 (12.08%) Migration
16 18 (12.08%) Scrum
16 18 (12.08%) TestDirector

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (6.71%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (4.70%) CMS
2 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.03%) IIS
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) WordPress
6 1 (0.67%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.03%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 6 (4.03%) Google Analytics
2 6 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.67%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.67%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Taleo
2 3 (2.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.68%) LAN
2 4 (2.68%) WAN
3 2 (1.34%) Wireless
4 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (4.03%) Cognos Impromptu
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.34%) MySQL
8 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.67%) DataStage
8 1 (0.67%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (24.83%) Selenium
2 35 (23.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (12.08%) TestDirector
4 17 (11.41%) WebDriver
5 12 (8.05%) LoadRunner
6 10 (6.71%) WinRunner
6 10 (6.71%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (4.70%) Visual Studio
8 7 (4.70%) JIRA
9 5 (3.36%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.36%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.68%) JUnit
11 3 (2.01%) LoadUI
11 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.01%) Subversion
12 2 (1.34%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (1.34%) jMock
12 2 (1.34%) JMeter
General
1 25 (16.78%) Finance
2 19 (12.75%) Telecoms
2 19 (12.75%) Retail
3 8 (5.37%) Automotive
4 7 (4.70%) Marketing
4 7 (4.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (55.03%) Analyst
2 56 (37.58%) Test Analyst
3 28 (18.79%) Test Engineer
4 16 (10.74%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.40%) Tester
6 13 (8.72%) Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Consultant
7 9 (6.04%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.04%) MI Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) Test Leader
8 8 (5.37%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) QA Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) QA Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) Software Tester
10 6 (4.03%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Functional Consultant
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (4.03%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) .NET
2 12 (8.05%) XML
3 5 (3.36%) SOAP
3 5 (3.36%) jQuery
4 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.68%) ADO.NET
4 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.68%) HTML
5 3 (2.01%) Middleware
6 2 (1.34%) JMS
6 2 (1.34%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.34%) REST
7 1 (0.67%) Yii
7 1 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.67%) XML-RPC
7 1 (0.67%) Flash
7 1 (0.67%) RSS
7 1 (0.67%) Web Services
7 1 (0.67%) CSS
7 1 (0.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.03%) Client/Server
2 6 (4.03%) Social Media
3 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.01%) Firmware
4 3 (2.01%) Clustering
5 2 (1.34%) Open Source
6 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) EPoS
6 1 (0.67%) Life Science
6 1 (0.67%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.83%) Windows
2 19 (12.75%) Windows XP
3 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.37%) Linux
5 6 (4.03%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.36%) UNIX
7 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.34%) Solaris
8 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.46%) Test Automation
3 27 (18.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (16.78%) CRM
5 21 (14.09%) Automated Testing
6 20 (13.42%) Regression Testing
7 18 (12.08%) Test Management
7 18 (12.08%) Migration
7 18 (12.08%) Scrum
7 18 (12.08%) Project Management
8 14 (9.40%) Software Testing
8 14 (9.40%) Test Strategy
9 13 (8.72%) System Testing
10 12 (8.05%) Waterfall
11 11 (7.38%) PRINCE2
11 11 (7.38%) Business Analysis
12 10 (6.71%) Content Management
12 10 (6.71%) Data Migration
12 10 (6.71%) Integration Testing
12 10 (6.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.21%) SQL
2 31 (20.81%) C#
3 12 (8.05%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.04%) VBA
5 7 (4.70%) Python
5 7 (4.70%) Java
5 7 (4.70%) VBScript
6 6 (4.03%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.68%) VB
8 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.01%) Perl
8 3 (2.01%) PHP
9 2 (1.34%) C
9 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.67%) PHP5
10 1 (0.67%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 49 (32.89%) ISEB
2 37 (24.83%) Security Cleared
3 36 (24.16%) ISTQB
4 35 (23.49%) SC Cleared
5 21 (14.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (6.71%) Degree
7 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (4.03%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (28.19%) QA
2 6 (4.03%) GAMP
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (32.21%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (4.70%) Netcool
4 2 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.75%) Oracle
3 14 (9.40%) HP
4 12 (8.05%) Citrix
5 8 (5.37%) Fujitsu
6 6 (4.03%) Google
6 6 (4.03%) IBM
6 6 (4.03%) hybris
7 3 (2.01%) VMware
7 3 (2.01%) Veritas
8 2 (1.34%) SAP
8 2 (1.34%) McAfee
8 2 (1.34%) NetApp
9 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.67%) Sage
9 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.67%) Northgate
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago