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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 163 181 135
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -46
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 48 39 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.78% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.92% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 68
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
3916 4254 4387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.06% 84.83% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3098 3126 3009
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 17 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Bracknell - 17 £45,000 -
Wokingham -8 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Maidenhead -2 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Slough - 3 £42,500 -
Windsor - 2 £42,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 38 (45.24%) Selenium
2 37 (44.05%) Test Automation
3 36 (42.86%) QA
3 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 32 (38.10%) ISEB
5 32 (38.10%) Automated Testing
5 32 (38.10%) Finance
6 31 (36.90%) JMeter
7 30 (35.71%) Scrum
7 30 (35.71%) Degree
8 28 (33.33%) .NET
9 27 (32.14%) SDLC
10 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
11 24 (28.57%) Java
12 23 (27.38%) Functional Testing
13 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 21 (25.00%) Open Source
15 20 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
15 20 (23.81%) Defect Management
15 20 (23.81%) CRM
16 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
16 19 (22.62%) LoadRunner
16 19 (22.62%) Performance Testing
17 18 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (21.43%) Firewall
17 18 (21.43%) Ajax
17 18 (21.43%) Internet
17 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (19.05%) CMS
2 6 (7.14%) IIS
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) DNS
1 18 (21.43%) Firewall
1 18 (21.43%) Internet
1 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.57%) Big Data
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (45.24%) Selenium
2 31 (36.90%) JMeter
3 21 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 19 (22.62%) LoadRunner
5 17 (20.24%) Gatling
5 17 (20.24%) TestNG
6 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.76%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.19%) Hudson
11 1 (1.19%) Moq
11 1 (1.19%) NUnit
11 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.95%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) German Language
4 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Tester
2 26 (30.95%) Automation Tester
3 22 (26.19%) Analyst
4 19 (22.62%) Senior Automation Tester
4 19 (22.62%) Senior Tester
5 18 (21.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 18 (21.43%) Selenium Tester
6 16 (19.05%) Java Automation Tester
7 14 (16.67%) Test Analyst
8 11 (13.10%) Software Tester
8 11 (13.10%) Test Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
9 7 (8.33%) Support Specialist
10 6 (7.14%) Software Analyst
10 6 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (5.95%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.76%) Manual Tester
12 4 (4.76%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.33%) .NET
2 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
3 18 (21.43%) Ajax
3 18 (21.43%) HTML
4 5 (5.95%) jQuery
4 5 (5.95%) SOAP
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Life Science
3 7 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
1 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Test Automation
2 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 32 (38.10%) Automated Testing
5 30 (35.71%) Scrum
6 27 (32.14%) SDLC
7 23 (27.38%) Functional Testing
8 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (25.00%) Open Source
10 20 (23.81%) CRM
10 20 (23.81%) Defect Management
10 20 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
11 19 (22.62%) Performance Testing
12 17 (20.24%) DevOps
12 17 (20.24%) Kanban
12 17 (20.24%) Workflow
12 17 (20.24%) Workflow Management
13 16 (19.05%) Agile Testing
14 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
2 24 (28.57%) Java
3 18 (21.43%) Perl
3 18 (21.43%) VB
4 17 (20.24%) VBScript
5 16 (19.05%) C#
6 13 (15.48%) SQL
7 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.19%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) ISEB
2 30 (35.71%) Degree
3 18 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
4 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) GAMP
3 1 (1.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) VMware
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle
4 6 (7.14%) SAP
5 2 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
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