The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 61 54
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury - 0.21% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.28% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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 Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 353 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 85.96% 74.32% 81.17%
Number of salaries quoted 186 204 324
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Newbury

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) GGSN
4 1 (20.00%) SGSN
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) 2.5G
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Packet Switching
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) 3G

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Packet Switching
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) 2.5G
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (20.00%) GGSN
1 1 (20.00%) SGSN
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) NetHawk