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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 59 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.91% 0.19% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.25% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
437 396 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 83.56% 77.19% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 232 233 289
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (84.62%) Regression Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (46.15%) Test Management
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 6 (46.15%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
6 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Retail
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) .NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Test Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Regression Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Fujitsu
3 1 (7.69%) Northgate