The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 114 95 113
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 28 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 1.93% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.50% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 11
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1841 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.77% 77.06% 71.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1270 1269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Reading

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
2 16 (30.19%) ISEB
2 16 (30.19%) QA
3 15 (28.30%) Banking
3 15 (28.30%) Retail
4 14 (26.42%) Project Management
4 14 (26.42%) Windows
4 14 (26.42%) Test Management
4 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
5 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (22.64%) HP
6 12 (22.64%) Java
6 12 (22.64%) Selenium
7 11 (20.75%) ISTQB
7 11 (20.75%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
7 11 (20.75%) ETL
8 10 (18.87%) LoadRunner
8 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
8 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
8 10 (18.87%) Windows XP
8 10 (18.87%) Web Development
9 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.09%) HP UFT
10 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
10 8 (15.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Project
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Selenium
2 10 (18.87%) LoadRunner
3 8 (15.09%) HP UFT
4 6 (11.32%) TestDirector
5 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.77%) JIRA
7 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.89%) Toad
7 1 (1.89%) TestPartner
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
3 15 (28.30%) Banking
3 15 (28.30%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) Business Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Business Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Tester
7 6 (11.32%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Tester
8 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Support Specialist
8 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 4 (7.55%) Test Leader
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Application Packaging
2 4 (7.55%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) XSL
4 1 (1.89%) Ajax
4 1 (1.89%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Replication
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Xbox
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) iSeries
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows XP
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.89%) UNIX
5 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Project Management
1 14 (26.42%) Test Management
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.75%) ETL
4 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
4 10 (18.87%) Web Development
5 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Test Planning
6 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
6 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) UML
7 5 (9.43%) RUP
7 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.43%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Automation Testing
8 4 (7.55%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.64%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) VB
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
5 5 (9.43%) C
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
7 1 (1.89%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) ISEB
2 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) ISTQB
4 8 (15.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) APMP
8 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) HP
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) Capita
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Cognos
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
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