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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 164 160 172
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 59 64 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 1.16% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.52% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 57 29
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,921 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
4054 4213 3802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.44% 76.66% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2946 2962 2955
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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 29 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Wokingham - 7 £45,000 -
Newbury 0 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Windsor - 2 £43,750 -
Maidenhead -11 1 £47,500 +115.90% 2
Hungerford - 1 £44,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £29,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 58 (44.27%) QA
2 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (31.30%) Selenium
4 40 (30.53%) Software Testing
4 40 (30.53%) ISEB
5 34 (25.95%) SQL
6 33 (25.19%) Telecoms
7 28 (21.37%) ISTQB
8 26 (19.85%) WebDriver
8 26 (19.85%) Finance
9 23 (17.56%) C#
9 23 (17.56%) .NET
10 20 (15.27%) Retail
10 20 (15.27%) Test Management
10 20 (15.27%) Automation Testing
11 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
12 18 (13.74%) Banking
12 18 (13.74%) Java
12 18 (13.74%) Project Management
13 17 (12.98%) JavaScript
13 17 (12.98%) Windows
14 16 (12.21%) Scrum
14 16 (12.21%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
15 15 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (11.45%) JIRA
15 15 (11.45%) User Experience
15 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (11.45%) HP
15 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 7 (5.34%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.29%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS Project
4 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.82%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.29%) LTE
3 3 (2.29%) DNS
3 3 (2.29%) Internet
3 3 (2.29%) 3G
3 3 (2.29%) Firewall
3 3 (2.29%) Wireless
4 2 (1.53%) 2.5G
4 2 (1.53%) MPLS
4 2 (1.53%) GPRS
4 2 (1.53%) GSM
4 2 (1.53%) Packet Switching
4 2 (1.53%) GGSN
4 2 (1.53%) SGSN
5 1 (0.76%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.76%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.76%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.76%) UMTS
5 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (31.30%) Selenium
2 26 (19.85%) WebDriver
3 15 (11.45%) JIRA
4 14 (10.69%) SpecFlow
4 14 (10.69%) SoapUI
5 12 (9.16%) LoadRunner
6 8 (6.11%) TestDirector
6 8 (6.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (2.29%) Moq
7 3 (2.29%) NUnit
8 1 (0.76%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.76%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.76%) Toad
8 1 (0.76%) TestPartner
General
1 33 (25.19%) Telecoms
2 26 (19.85%) Finance
3 20 (15.27%) Retail
4 18 (13.74%) Banking
5 5 (3.82%) Marketing
6 3 (2.29%) Automotive
7 2 (1.53%) Billing
7 2 (1.53%) Games
7 2 (1.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (41.22%) Analyst
2 30 (22.90%) QA Engineer
3 22 (16.79%) Test Analyst
4 21 (16.03%) Business Analyst
5 19 (14.50%) Tester
6 18 (13.74%) Senior QA Engineer
7 16 (12.21%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (11.45%) Test Engineer
9 14 (10.69%) Consultant
10 12 (9.16%) QA Analyst
11 9 (6.87%) Business Consultant
12 7 (5.34%) Senior QA Analyst
12 7 (5.34%) Performance Tester
13 6 (4.58%) Senior Test Analyst
13 6 (4.58%) Validation Engineer
14 5 (3.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
14 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
14 5 (3.82%) Test Leader
14 5 (3.82%) Automation Tester
14 5 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.56%) .NET
2 14 (10.69%) Web Services
2 14 (10.69%) REST
3 6 (4.58%) HTML
4 5 (3.82%) Application Packaging
5 4 (3.05%) XML
6 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.29%) Ajax
6 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) User Experience
1 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.34%) Replication
3 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.53%) New Media
4 2 (1.53%) Xbox
4 2 (1.53%) iSeries
5 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.98%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Windows XP
3 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.34%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.58%) UNIX
6 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Linux
8 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.53%) Software Testing
3 20 (15.27%) Test Management
3 20 (15.27%) Automation Testing
4 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
5 18 (13.74%) Project Management
6 16 (12.21%) Scrum
7 15 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (11.45%) ETL
8 14 (10.69%) SOA
8 14 (10.69%) ITIL
9 12 (9.16%) Test Strategy
9 12 (9.16%) Web Development
10 11 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.63%) Use Case
12 9 (6.87%) Business Analysis
12 9 (6.87%) Agile Testing
12 9 (6.87%) SDLC
12 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.95%) SQL
2 23 (17.56%) C#
3 18 (13.74%) Java
4 17 (12.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.87%) VB
6 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.34%) C
7 5 (3.82%) Python
7 5 (3.82%) Perl
8 2 (1.53%) VBScript
9 1 (0.76%) RPG
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (30.53%) ISEB
2 28 (21.37%) ISTQB
3 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
4 14 (10.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (9.16%) Degree
6 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.29%) APMP
9 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (44.27%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (5.34%) vSphere
2 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (12.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.45%) HP
2 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.34%) VMware
4 6 (4.58%) Capita
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle
5 3 (2.29%) IBM
6 2 (1.53%) Cognos
6 2 (1.53%) NetHawk
7 1 (0.76%) hybris
7 1 (0.76%) Peoplefluent
7 1 (0.76%) Lumesse
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco
7 1 (0.76%) FatWire
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago