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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 149 164 170
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 75 62 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.35% 1.08% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.40% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 23
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £22,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
4544 4434 3925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.51% 77.44% 75.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3293 3240 3021
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% +5.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 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 31 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 27 £50,000 +34.22% 2
Newbury +21 8 £37,500 -
Wokingham +24 7 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Maidenhead +1 5 £37,500 +70.45% 1
Hungerford - 4 £44,000 - 1
Slough +8 3 £55,000 +30.17%
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 71 (44.38%) ISEB
2 56 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (31.88%) QA
4 49 (30.63%) ISTQB
5 45 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
5 45 (28.13%) Windows
6 40 (25.00%) SQL
6 40 (25.00%) Selenium
7 38 (23.75%) Security Cleared
8 36 (22.50%) Software Testing
9 33 (20.63%) Telecoms
10 32 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 31 (19.38%) Test Management
12 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (17.50%) LoadRunner
14 26 (16.25%) Scrum
14 26 (16.25%) C#
15 24 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 23 (14.38%) SC Cleared
16 23 (14.38%) Windows XP
17 22 (13.75%) TestDirector
17 22 (13.75%) QuickTest Pro
17 22 (13.75%) Finance
18 21 (13.13%) Regression Testing
19 19 (11.88%) .NET
19 19 (11.88%) WebDriver
20 17 (10.63%) Project Management
20 17 (10.63%) Migration
20 17 (10.63%) Oracle
20 17 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 15 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
2 14 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.88%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.75%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) MS Project
4 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.88%) LAN
2 11 (6.88%) WAN
3 6 (3.75%) DNS
3 6 (3.75%) Wireshark
4 5 (3.13%) Internet
5 4 (2.50%) Wireless
6 3 (1.88%) LTE
6 3 (1.88%) 3G
6 3 (1.88%) HTTP
6 3 (1.88%) GPRS
7 2 (1.25%) GSM
7 2 (1.25%) Packet Switching
7 2 (1.25%) UMTS
7 2 (1.25%) MPLS
7 2 (1.25%) 2.5G
7 2 (1.25%) Firewall
7 2 (1.25%) GGSN
7 2 (1.25%) SGSN
8 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (25.00%) Selenium
2 28 (17.50%) LoadRunner
3 22 (13.75%) TestDirector
3 22 (13.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (11.88%) WebDriver
5 11 (6.88%) JIRA
5 11 (6.88%) WinRunner
6 7 (4.38%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.38%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.13%) NUnit
7 5 (3.13%) TestComplete
7 5 (3.13%) Moq
8 3 (1.88%) MSTest
8 3 (1.88%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.25%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.63%) TestPartner
10 1 (0.63%) Toad
10 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.75%) Finance
3 15 (9.38%) Retail
4 14 (8.75%) Banking
5 8 (5.00%) Marketing
6 6 (3.75%) Automotive
7 2 (1.25%) Games
7 2 (1.25%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (32.50%) Analyst
2 32 (20.00%) Tester
3 25 (15.63%) Test Analyst
3 25 (15.63%) Test Engineer
4 22 (13.75%) QA Engineer
5 20 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (11.25%) Consultant
7 13 (8.13%) Business Analyst
7 13 (8.13%) QA Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) Senior QA Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Test Leader
8 11 (6.88%) Senior Test Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) Senior Tester
9 10 (6.25%) Test Manager
10 9 (5.63%) Performance Tester
10 9 (5.63%) Senior QA Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) Test Consultant
11 8 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.88%) .NET
2 7 (4.38%) Web Services
2 7 (4.38%) REST
3 6 (3.75%) HTML
4 5 (3.13%) XML
5 2 (1.25%) Ajax
5 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Replication
2 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.25%) User Experience
4 8 (5.00%) Open Source
5 7 (4.38%) Clustering
5 7 (4.38%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.25%) New Media
9 2 (1.25%) Xbox
10 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.63%) Handset
10 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.13%) Windows
2 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (14.38%) Windows XP
4 12 (7.50%) UNIX
5 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.13%) Linux
8 3 (1.88%) AIX
9 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.63%) VMS
10 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.50%) Software Testing
3 32 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 31 (19.38%) Test Management
5 26 (16.25%) Scrum
6 21 (13.13%) Regression Testing
7 17 (10.63%) Project Management
7 17 (10.63%) Migration
7 17 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (10.00%) ETL
9 14 (8.75%) V-Model
9 14 (8.75%) Test Strategy
9 14 (8.75%) Performance Engineering
10 13 (8.13%) Waterfall
11 12 (7.50%) Automation Testing
12 10 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (5.63%) Data Migration
13 9 (5.63%) Agile Testing
14 8 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.00%) SQL
2 26 (16.25%) C#
3 16 (10.00%) Java
4 15 (9.38%) C
5 14 (8.75%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.88%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.13%) Perl
8 3 (1.88%) Python
9 2 (1.25%) Ruby
9 2 (1.25%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (44.38%) ISEB
2 49 (30.63%) ISTQB
3 38 (23.75%) Security Cleared
4 24 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (14.38%) SC Cleared
6 15 (9.38%) Degree
7 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (31.88%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) GAMP
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.75%) vSphere
2 13 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 45 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.38%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (4.38%) Netcool
2 7 (4.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (10.63%) Oracle
2 14 (8.75%) VMware
3 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.25%) HP
5 7 (4.38%) Citrix
5 7 (4.38%) Veritas
5 7 (4.38%) McAfee
6 6 (3.75%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.88%) Capita
7 3 (1.88%) Cisco
7 3 (1.88%) IBM
8 2 (1.25%) NetHawk
9 1 (0.63%) FatWire
9 1 (0.63%) Google
9 1 (0.63%) hybris
9 1 (0.63%) Peoplefluent
9 1 (0.63%) Lumesse
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hungerford
The People Network
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car
Posted: 26 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago