The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 131 147 121
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 86 70 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.27% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.73% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 104
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4150 4044 4374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.78% 73.15% 73.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2792 3111 3681
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
South East

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 1 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 1 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 +14 48 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Slough +21 12 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Bracknell +10 9 £42,500 +4.93%
Maidenhead -10 5 £38,500 -14.44%
Newbury -10 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 - 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 47 (32.64%) ISEB
1 47 (32.64%) SQL
2 45 (31.25%) QA
3 44 (30.56%) HP Quality Center
4 43 (29.86%) Selenium
5 35 (24.31%) Security Cleared
6 34 (23.61%) SC Cleared
6 34 (23.61%) Windows
6 34 (23.61%) Finance
7 33 (22.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 33 (22.92%) ISTQB
8 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 32 (22.22%) C#
9 30 (20.83%) CRM
10 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
11 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 25 (17.36%) Automated Testing
13 22 (15.28%) .NET
14 21 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 19 (13.19%) Software Testing
15 19 (13.19%) Telecoms
16 18 (12.50%) Oracle
16 18 (12.50%) Retail
17 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
17 17 (11.81%) MS Excel
17 17 (11.81%) TestDirector
17 17 (11.81%) Project Management
18 16 (11.11%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.47%) IIS
5 4 (2.78%) CMS
6 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.69%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.69%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Taleo
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.78%) DNS
2 4 (2.78%) Firewall
2 4 (2.78%) Internet
3 3 (2.08%) LAN
3 3 (2.08%) WAN
4 2 (1.39%) Wireless
5 1 (0.69%) GPRS
5 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.17%) Cognos Impromptu
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (29.86%) Selenium
2 33 (22.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
3 17 (11.81%) TestDirector
4 12 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 10 (6.94%) WinRunner
5 10 (6.94%) Selenium IDE
6 9 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (4.86%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.47%) NUnit
8 5 (3.47%) JIRA
9 4 (2.78%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.78%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.08%) JMeter
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (2.08%) JUnit
11 2 (1.39%) jMock
11 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Telecoms
3 18 (12.50%) Retail
4 9 (6.25%) Banking
5 8 (5.56%) Automotive
6 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (58.33%) Analyst
2 60 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 21 (14.58%) Test Engineer
4 14 (9.72%) Developer
4 14 (9.72%) Tester
5 13 (9.03%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.33%) Consultant
7 11 (7.64%) MI Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) Test Leader
10 7 (4.86%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
11 6 (4.17%) QA Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) QA Engineer
11 6 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.28%) .NET
2 11 (7.64%) XML
3 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.86%) HTML
5 4 (2.78%) jQuery
5 4 (2.78%) Ajax
5 4 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.78%) ADO.NET
6 3 (2.08%) Middleware
6 3 (2.08%) SOAP
7 2 (1.39%) REST
7 2 (1.39%) JMS
7 2 (1.39%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.69%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.69%) JSP
8 1 (0.69%) J2EE
8 1 (0.69%) Spring
8 1 (0.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.08%) Firmware
3 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.39%) Clustering
4 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.69%) Economics
5 1 (0.69%) Open Source
5 1 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.61%) Windows
2 16 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.17%) Linux
5 5 (3.47%) UNIX
6 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000
6 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 30 (20.83%) CRM
3 25 (17.36%) Automated Testing
4 21 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (13.19%) Software Testing
6 17 (11.81%) Project Management
7 16 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 16 (11.11%) Test Management
8 14 (9.72%) Migration
9 13 (9.03%) System Testing
9 13 (9.03%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 11 (7.64%) Automation Testing
11 11 (7.64%) Workflow
11 11 (7.64%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.94%) Integration Testing
12 10 (6.94%) Scrum
13 9 (6.25%) Manual Testing
14 8 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.64%) SQL
2 32 (22.22%) C#
3 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.64%) Java
4 11 (7.64%) VBScript
5 9 (6.25%) VBA
5 9 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.56%) VB
7 5 (3.47%) Perl
8 4 (2.78%) Python
9 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.39%) Ruby
10 2 (1.39%) PHP
10 2 (1.39%) COBOL
10 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (32.64%) ISEB
2 35 (24.31%) Security Cleared
3 34 (23.61%) SC Cleared
4 33 (22.92%) ISTQB
5 21 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (9.72%) Degree
7 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (31.25%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) SLA
3 3 (2.08%) GAMP
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (30.56%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (4.17%) Netcool
4 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) Oracle
3 13 (9.03%) HP
4 11 (7.64%) Citrix
5 8 (5.56%) IBM
6 7 (4.86%) Fujitsu
7 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.39%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.39%) Veritas
8 2 (1.39%) Peoplefluent
9 1 (0.69%) Sage
9 1 (0.69%) NetApp
9 1 (0.69%) McAfee
9 1 (0.69%) VMware
9 1 (0.69%) SAP
9 1 (0.69%) Northgate
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago