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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 137 152 153
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 91 69 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.22% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.59% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 58 57 63
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,200
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
4616 4345 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.85% 76.74% 77.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3077 3249 3464
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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 30 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 30 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 44 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Bracknell +17 18 £50,000 +16.95% 2
Slough +16 17 £38,500 -51.87%
Maidenhead -7 11 £38,500 -6.09%
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 30 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 65 (40.12%) ISEB
2 63 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
3 53 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (31.48%) Security Cleared
4 51 (31.48%) SQL
5 48 (29.63%) ISTQB
6 45 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 45 (27.78%) QA
6 45 (27.78%) Windows
7 41 (25.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 41 (25.31%) Test Automation
8 32 (19.75%) Regression Testing
9 31 (19.14%) Finance
9 31 (19.14%) Windows XP
9 31 (19.14%) Selenium
10 30 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 28 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
11 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (16.67%) Migration
12 27 (16.67%) Test Management
13 26 (16.05%) Oracle
13 26 (16.05%) C#
13 26 (16.05%) CRM
14 24 (14.81%) Telecoms
14 24 (14.81%) TestDirector
15 23 (14.20%) Retail
16 22 (13.58%) Automated Testing
17 19 (11.73%) Scrum
17 19 (11.73%) Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (6.17%) IIS
3 7 (4.32%) CMS
4 6 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.62%) WordPress
6 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 6 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.62%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) Taleo
2 3 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.41%) LAN
1 12 (7.41%) WAN
2 7 (4.32%) 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 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.47%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.47%) DataStage
5 4 (2.47%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) MySQL
8 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.62%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 41 (25.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 31 (19.14%) Selenium
3 24 (14.81%) TestDirector
4 18 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 16 (9.88%) WinRunner
6 15 (9.26%) WebDriver
7 10 (6.17%) Selenium IDE
8 8 (4.94%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.32%) JIRA
10 6 (3.70%) SilkPerformer
10 6 (3.70%) LoadUI
11 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (2.47%) eggPlant
11 4 (2.47%) Subversion
11 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.47%) Toad
11 4 (2.47%) JUnit
12 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (19.14%) Finance
2 24 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 23 (14.20%) 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%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (53.70%) Analyst
2 66 (40.74%) Test Analyst
3 34 (20.99%) Test Engineer
4 20 (12.35%) Consultant
5 16 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 13 (8.02%) Developer
6 13 (8.02%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (8.02%) Senior Test Analyst
7 12 (7.41%) Tester
8 11 (6.79%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) Test Consultant
9 9 (5.56%) QA Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Test Leader
10 8 (4.94%) Performance Test Leader
11 7 (4.32%) QA Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Software Test Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Senior Test Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.26%) .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%) Web Services
5 4 (2.47%) ADO.NET
5 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
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%) HTML5
8 1 (0.62%) Yii
8 1 (0.62%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (0.62%) XML-RPC
8 1 (0.62%) Ajax
8 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.32%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.70%) Social Media
4 4 (2.47%) Clustering
4 4 (2.47%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) Life Science
5 2 (1.23%) Open Source
6 1 (0.62%) iPad
6 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.62%) Economics
6 1 (0.62%) EPoS
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (27.78%) Windows
2 31 (19.14%) Windows XP
3 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (8.02%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.79%) Linux
7 8 (4.94%) UNIX
8 6 (3.70%) Solaris
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.62%) Android
9 1 (0.62%) VMS
9 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.31%) Test Automation
3 32 (19.75%) Regression Testing
4 28 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (16.67%) Test Management
5 27 (16.67%) Migration
6 26 (16.05%) CRM
7 22 (13.58%) Automated Testing
8 19 (11.73%) Scrum
8 19 (11.73%) Project Management
9 18 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 14 (8.64%) Test Strategy
11 13 (8.02%) System Testing
12 12 (7.41%) V-Model
12 12 (7.41%) PRINCE2
13 11 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.79%) Data Migration
13 11 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (6.17%) Integration Testing
14 10 (6.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.48%) SQL
2 26 (16.05%) C#
3 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.56%) Java
4 9 (5.56%) Python
5 8 (4.94%) VBScript
6 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.47%) VBA
8 3 (1.85%) VB
8 3 (1.85%) Perl
8 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.23%) C
9 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.62%) PHP5
10 1 (0.62%) PHP4
10 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.62%) C++
10 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (40.12%) ISEB
2 51 (31.48%) Security Cleared
3 48 (29.63%) ISTQB
4 45 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 30 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (6.17%) Degree
7 8 (4.94%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (27.78%) QA
2 11 (6.79%) GAMP
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.94%) Netcool
4 3 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) Oracle
2 18 (11.11%) HP
3 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.64%) Fujitsu
5 8 (4.94%) Citrix
6 7 (4.32%) VMware
7 6 (3.70%) Google
7 6 (3.70%) hybris
7 6 (3.70%) NetApp
7 6 (3.70%) IBM
8 5 (3.09%) SAP
9 4 (2.47%) Veritas
10 3 (1.85%) McAfee
11 1 (0.62%) Northgate
11 1 (0.62%) Peoplefluent
11 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.62%) Lumesse
11 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
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