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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 202 150 152
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 78 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 1.43% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.69% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 54 46
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
4385 4605 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.60% 84.54% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3325 3177
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 6 £44,500 -1.11% 3
Newbury +20 5 £40,000 +22.13%
Maidenhead -5 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Slough -9 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.66%) QA
3 30 (42.25%) Selenium
4 27 (38.03%) Test Automation
5 24 (33.80%) Java
6 19 (26.76%) SQL
7 18 (25.35%) Windows
7 18 (25.35%) Scrum
8 17 (23.94%) Finance
9 16 (22.54%) C#
10 14 (19.72%) HP
10 14 (19.72%) Automated Testing
10 14 (19.72%) Performance Testing
10 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
11 13 (18.31%) Test Management
11 13 (18.31%) HP UFT
11 13 (18.31%) LoadRunner
12 12 (16.90%) .NET
12 12 (16.90%) Oracle
12 12 (16.90%) Unix
12 12 (16.90%) Regression Testing
12 12 (16.90%) Automation Testing
12 12 (16.90%) SDLC
13 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
13 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
14 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
14 10 (14.08%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (12.68%) Apache
1 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.63%) Tuxedo
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) BASE24
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) SaaS
3 4 (5.63%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) ATM
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (7.04%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.41%) HBase
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) MS Access
5 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 30 (42.25%) Selenium
2 13 (18.31%) HP UFT
2 13 (18.31%) LoadRunner
3 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
4 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.27%) WebDriver
6 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
7 5 (7.04%) Hudson
7 5 (7.04%) JMeter
7 5 (7.04%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.41%) JUnit
8 1 (1.41%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.41%) TestLink
8 1 (1.41%) TestNG
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Analyst
2 20 (28.17%) Test Engineer
3 16 (22.54%) Tester
4 13 (18.31%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) QA Tester
6 10 (14.08%) Applications Support
7 9 (12.68%) Test Analyst
8 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
8 8 (11.27%) Test Leader
9 7 (9.86%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) Performance Test Leader
9 7 (9.86%) QA Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Consultant
10 6 (8.45%) Performance Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Performance Test Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Senior Performance Engineer
11 5 (7.04%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) Web Services
2 7 (9.86%) XML
3 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.04%) HTML
4 5 (7.04%) JSON
4 5 (7.04%) LAMP
5 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.45%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.63%) Contactless
5 4 (5.63%) EMV
5 4 (5.63%) Fintech
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Unix
3 7 (9.86%) Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) CentOS
6 1 (1.41%) Android
6 1 (1.41%) VMS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) Test Automation
3 18 (25.35%) Scrum
4 14 (19.72%) Automated Testing
4 14 (19.72%) Performance Testing
5 13 (18.31%) Test Management
6 12 (16.90%) Automation Testing
6 12 (16.90%) Regression Testing
6 12 (16.90%) SDLC
7 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
7 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (12.68%) Manual Testing
9 8 (11.27%) Defect Management
9 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.27%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (9.86%) Change Management
10 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) Java
2 19 (26.76%) SQL
3 16 (22.54%) C#
4 5 (7.04%) C
4 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) Objective-C
4 5 (7.04%) PHP
5 1 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (1.41%) Perl
5 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Ruby
5 1 (1.41%) VB
5 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
2 7 (9.86%) ISEB
3 6 (8.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.63%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (43.66%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) HP
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.86%) Citrix
4 7 (9.86%) SAP
5 6 (8.45%) IBM
6 4 (5.63%) CyberSource
6 4 (5.63%) DataCash
6 4 (5.63%) Elavon
6 4 (5.63%) Ingenico
6 4 (5.63%) Sage
6 4 (5.63%) TSYS
6 4 (5.63%) VeriFone
6 4 (5.63%) VocaLink
6 4 (5.63%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.41%) Kofax
8 1 (1.41%) Laserfiche
8 1 (1.41%) Lumesse
8 1 (1.41%) Peoplefluent
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Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Dependant on experience
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago