The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.54% 0.72% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 0.89% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £50,000 £42,750 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.95% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
459 449 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 81.24% 80.32% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 222 267 296
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bracknell region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Bracknell

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 24 (88.89%) Regression Testing
1 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 22 (81.48%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (66.67%) Migration
3 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 18 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 17 (62.96%) ISEB
4 17 (62.96%) ISTQB
5 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (59.26%) LoadRunner
5 16 (59.26%) LAN
5 16 (59.26%) WAN
5 16 (59.26%) Oracle
5 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
5 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) Test Management
7 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) Finance
9 8 (29.63%) Retail
9 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (22.22%) Validation
10 6 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (22.22%) VMware
10 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
10 6 (22.22%) VMware Workstation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
1 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) LAN
1 16 (59.26%) WAN
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) LoadRunner
2 6 (22.22%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (14.81%) WinRunner
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Consultant
1 15 (55.56%) Test Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Test Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Development Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Writer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
1 18 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) UNIX
4 6 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Regression Testing
1 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 18 (66.67%) Migration
3 12 (44.44%) Test Management
4 6 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Validation
4 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) User Stories
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
7 1 (3.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) ISEB
1 17 (62.96%) ISTQB
2 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GAMP
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (81.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Fujitsu
2 6 (22.22%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) NetApp
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Northgate