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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 122 187 155
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -32
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 95 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.62% 0.75% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.95% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 47 32 47
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £49,500
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
4681 4713 4090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.66% 78.20% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3132 3516 3294
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +26 49 £37,500 +12.78%
Bracknell -4 20 £48,750 +62.50% 1
Slough +6 14 £41,250 -48.43% 1
Maidenhead -5 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Windsor - 4 £45,000 - 2
Newbury - 2 £39,000 - 2
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 79 (43.89%) ISEB
2 77 (42.78%) HP Quality Center
3 68 (37.78%) Windows
4 67 (37.22%) Security Cleared
5 61 (33.89%) ISTQB
6 60 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (31.11%) SQL
8 53 (29.44%) SC Cleared
9 49 (27.22%) QuickTest Pro
10 45 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (23.89%) Test Automation
12 40 (22.22%) Migration
12 40 (22.22%) Windows XP
13 39 (21.67%) Oracle
14 37 (20.56%) QA
14 37 (20.56%) Regression Testing
15 35 (19.44%) LoadRunner
15 35 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 34 (18.89%) Test Management
17 31 (17.22%) TestDirector
17 31 (17.22%) Scrum
17 31 (17.22%) SQL Server
18 28 (15.56%) Finance
19 26 (14.44%) User Acceptance Testing
20 25 (13.89%) Software Testing
20 25 (13.89%) Telecoms
20 25 (13.89%) CRM
21 24 (13.33%) Selenium
22 23 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
22 23 (12.78%) LAN

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (9.44%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (6.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.56%) IIS
4 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.44%) CMS
5 6 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 6 (3.33%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) Taleo
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.78%) LAN
1 23 (12.78%) WAN
2 12 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.78%) DNS
4 4 (2.22%) Internet
5 3 (1.67%) HTTP
5 3 (1.67%) Wireless
6 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.56%) HSPA
6 1 (0.56%) GPRS
6 1 (0.56%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.56%) UMTS
6 1 (0.56%) 802.15
6 1 (0.56%) Firewall
6 1 (0.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.22%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.22%) DataStage
5 4 (2.22%) SQLPlus
5 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.11%) MySQL
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (27.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 35 (19.44%) LoadRunner
3 31 (17.22%) TestDirector
4 24 (13.33%) Selenium
5 22 (12.22%) WinRunner
6 8 (4.44%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.89%) SoapUI
7 7 (3.89%) JIRA
8 6 (3.33%) SilkPerformer
8 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.78%) LoadUI
9 5 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.22%) eggPlant
10 4 (2.22%) TestComplete
10 4 (2.22%) Toad
10 4 (2.22%) NUnit
11 3 (1.67%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.67%) JUnit
11 3 (1.67%) MSTest
General
1 28 (15.56%) Finance
2 25 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 21 (11.67%) Retail
4 11 (6.11%) Banking
4 11 (6.11%) Automotive
5 10 (5.56%) Marketing
6 4 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.11%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (42.22%) Analyst
2 56 (31.11%) Test Analyst
3 38 (21.11%) Test Engineer
4 28 (15.56%) Consultant
5 23 (12.78%) Tester
6 19 (10.56%) Test Consultant
7 17 (9.44%) Business Analyst
7 17 (9.44%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (8.89%) Senior Test Analyst
9 15 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
9 15 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 15 (8.33%) Test Leader
9 15 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
10 12 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) Senior Tester
11 9 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
12 8 (4.44%) QA Engineer
13 6 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
13 6 (3.33%) Developer
13 6 (3.33%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.78%) .NET
2 12 (6.67%) XML
3 9 (5.00%) HTML
4 7 (3.89%) SOAP
5 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.78%) jQuery
6 4 (2.22%) ADO.NET
6 4 (2.22%) Web Services
7 2 (1.11%) Middleware
7 2 (1.11%) Ajax
7 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.56%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.56%) XML-RPC
8 1 (0.56%) CSS
8 1 (0.56%) Flash
8 1 (0.56%) RSS
8 1 (0.56%) JMS
8 1 (0.56%) HTML5
8 1 (0.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 11 (6.11%) Clustering
3 7 (3.89%) Open Source
4 6 (3.33%) Social Media
4 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.33%) Replication
4 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.11%) Life Science
6 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (37.78%) Windows
2 45 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 23 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 14 (7.78%) Linux
7 12 (6.67%) UNIX
8 6 (3.33%) Solaris
9 3 (1.67%) AIX
10 2 (1.11%) Android
11 1 (0.56%) VMS
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.89%) Test Automation
3 40 (22.22%) Migration
4 37 (20.56%) Regression Testing
5 34 (18.89%) Test Management
6 31 (17.22%) Scrum
7 26 (14.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (13.89%) Software Testing
8 25 (13.89%) CRM
9 21 (11.67%) Project Management
10 19 (10.56%) V-Model
11 16 (8.89%) Data Migration
12 15 (8.33%) Test Strategy
12 15 (8.33%) PRINCE2
13 13 (7.22%) Automated Testing
13 13 (7.22%) Waterfall
13 13 (7.22%) Performance Testing
14 12 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 56 (31.11%) SQL
2 22 (12.22%) C#
3 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.56%) C
5 7 (3.89%) Java
5 7 (3.89%) Python
5 7 (3.89%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.89%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.78%) Perl
7 4 (2.22%) VBScript
8 3 (1.67%) Ruby
9 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.11%) VB
9 2 (1.11%) C++
9 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 79 (43.89%) ISEB
2 67 (37.22%) Security Cleared
3 61 (33.89%) ISTQB
4 53 (29.44%) SC Cleared
5 35 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (7.78%) Degree
7 12 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.56%) QA
2 14 (7.78%) GAMP
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (12.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.89%) vSphere
4 6 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 77 (42.78%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (5.56%) Netcool
3 10 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (21.67%) Oracle
2 19 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.89%) Fujitsu
4 14 (7.78%) VMware
4 14 (7.78%) HP
5 12 (6.67%) Citrix
6 11 (6.11%) Veritas
7 10 (5.56%) McAfee
8 7 (3.89%) Google
9 6 (3.33%) hybris
9 6 (3.33%) NetApp
10 4 (2.22%) SAP
11 3 (1.67%) IBM
12 2 (1.11%) Cisco
13 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.56%) Northgate
13 1 (0.56%) Peoplefluent
13 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.56%) Lumesse
Newbury, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £50000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 days holi
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
SSE
Salary: circa £40,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Windsor
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago