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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.82% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
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 Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 325 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 79.64% 71.90% 76.60%
Number of salaries quoted 169 208 224
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Newbury

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (63.64%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Web Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) Local Government
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) V-Model
7 1 (9.09%) LTE
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) GGSN
7 1 (9.09%) SGSN
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Wireshark

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (9.09%) Packet Switching
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) 2.5G
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
1 1 (9.09%) GGSN
1 1 (9.09%) SGSN
1 1 (9.09%) LTE
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) QA Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Test Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Trainee Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Trainee Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Trainee
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Web Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) V-Model
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) NetHawk