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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 152 141 170
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 71 75 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.34% 1.41% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.81% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 44 51 27
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
4277 4149 3924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.93% 78.25% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3148 3025 3038
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -14 29 £50,000 +35.13% 6
Newbury +2 7 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Slough +6 5 £55,000 +109.52% 1
Wokingham +19 4 £45,000 +56.52% 1
Maidenhead 0 4 £37,500 +97.36% 1
Hungerford -6 3 - -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 84 (50.60%) ISEB
2 62 (37.35%) ISTQB
3 57 (34.34%) HP Quality Center
4 56 (33.73%) Windows
5 50 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (29.52%) Security Cleared
7 43 (25.90%) QA
8 41 (24.70%) SQL
9 40 (24.10%) Test Automation
10 39 (23.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (22.89%) Test Management
12 35 (21.08%) Software Testing
13 34 (20.48%) LoadRunner
13 34 (20.48%) Telecoms
13 34 (20.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 33 (19.88%) Selenium
15 32 (19.28%) Windows XP
16 31 (18.67%) Regression Testing
16 31 (18.67%) SC Cleared
17 28 (16.87%) QuickTest Pro
18 26 (15.66%) TestDirector
18 26 (15.66%) Scrum
19 24 (14.46%) Migration
19 24 (14.46%) Finance
20 23 (13.86%) Oracle
21 21 (12.65%) C#
22 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
22 19 (11.45%) V-Model
23 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
23 18 (10.84%) LAN

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (10.24%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.41%) IIS
4 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.22%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.84%) LAN
1 18 (10.84%) WAN
2 17 (10.24%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.61%) DNS
3 6 (3.61%) Wireshark
4 5 (3.01%) Internet
5 4 (2.41%) Wireless
6 3 (1.81%) LTE
6 3 (1.81%) 3G
6 3 (1.81%) HTTP
6 3 (1.81%) GPRS
7 2 (1.20%) GSM
7 2 (1.20%) Packet Switching
7 2 (1.20%) UMTS
7 2 (1.20%) MPLS
7 2 (1.20%) 2.5G
7 2 (1.20%) Firewall
7 2 (1.20%) GGSN
7 2 (1.20%) SGSN
8 1 (0.60%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.42%) Data Mining
3 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.60%) DataStage
5 1 (0.60%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 34 (20.48%) LoadRunner
2 33 (19.88%) Selenium
3 28 (16.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 26 (15.66%) TestDirector
5 17 (10.24%) WinRunner
6 14 (8.43%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.22%) JIRA
8 5 (3.01%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.01%) Moq
8 5 (3.01%) TestComplete
8 5 (3.01%) NUnit
9 4 (2.41%) SilkPerformer
9 4 (2.41%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.81%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.81%) MSTest
11 2 (1.20%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.20%) Toad
12 1 (0.60%) TestPartner
12 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (20.48%) Telecoms
2 24 (14.46%) Finance
3 17 (10.24%) Retail
4 12 (7.23%) Banking
5 8 (4.82%) Marketing
6 6 (3.61%) Automotive
7 2 (1.20%) Local Government
8 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (33.73%) Analyst
2 32 (19.28%) Test Analyst
2 32 (19.28%) Tester
2 32 (19.28%) Test Engineer
3 23 (13.86%) Consultant
4 22 (13.25%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (10.24%) QA Engineer
6 15 (9.04%) Test Consultant
7 13 (7.83%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.83%) QA Analyst
7 13 (7.83%) Senior Test Analyst
7 13 (7.83%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Senior Tester
8 11 (6.63%) Test Leader
9 10 (6.02%) Business Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Test Manager
10 9 (5.42%) Performance Tester
10 9 (5.42%) Performance Test Leader
10 9 (5.42%) Senior QA Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.04%) .NET
2 7 (4.22%) HTML
3 5 (3.01%) Web Services
4 4 (2.41%) XML
4 4 (2.41%) REST
5 2 (1.20%) Ajax
5 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Replication
2 8 (4.82%) Clustering
2 8 (4.82%) Open Source
3 7 (4.22%) User Experience
3 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.01%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.20%) New Media
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Life Science
7 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.73%) Windows
2 39 (23.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (19.28%) Windows XP
4 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (10.24%) Windows 7
6 16 (9.64%) UNIX
7 9 (5.42%) Linux
8 4 (2.41%) Solaris
9 3 (1.81%) AIX
10 2 (1.20%) VMS
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.10%) Test Automation
3 38 (22.89%) Test Management
4 35 (21.08%) Software Testing
5 31 (18.67%) Regression Testing
6 26 (15.66%) Scrum
7 24 (14.46%) Migration
8 19 (11.45%) V-Model
9 16 (9.64%) Project Management
9 16 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (9.04%) ETL
10 15 (9.04%) Test Strategy
11 13 (7.83%) Performance Engineering
12 11 (6.63%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.42%) Agile Testing
13 9 (5.42%) Data Migration
13 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2
13 9 (5.42%) Performance Testing
14 8 (4.82%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.70%) SQL
2 21 (12.65%) C#
3 14 (8.43%) Java
3 14 (8.43%) C
4 13 (7.83%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.42%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.01%) Perl
6 5 (3.01%) Python
7 2 (1.20%) Ruby
7 2 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (50.60%) ISEB
2 62 (37.35%) ISTQB
3 49 (29.52%) Security Cleared
4 34 (20.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (18.67%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.83%) Degree
7 6 (3.61%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.01%) VCP4
9 3 (1.81%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (25.90%) QA
2 8 (4.82%) GAMP
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.83%) vSphere
4 4 (2.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 57 (34.34%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (4.82%) Netcool
2 8 (4.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 23 (13.86%) Oracle
2 17 (10.24%) VMware
3 13 (7.83%) HP
4 12 (7.23%) Fujitsu
5 11 (6.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.82%) Citrix
6 8 (4.82%) Veritas
6 8 (4.82%) McAfee
7 4 (2.41%) NetApp
8 3 (1.81%) Cisco
8 3 (1.81%) IBM
8 3 (1.81%) Capita
9 2 (1.20%) NetHawk
9 2 (1.20%) Peoplefluent
9 2 (1.20%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.60%) Google
10 1 (0.60%) SAP
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Reading
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £35,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago