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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 96 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 44 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.89% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.63% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 45
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1823 1672 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.05% 71.70% 76.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1287 1371
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 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 20 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 33 (44.59%) ISEB
2 30 (40.54%) QA
3 29 (39.19%) SC Cleared
3 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
3 29 (39.19%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (33.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 22 (29.73%) ISTQB
6 21 (28.38%) C#
7 19 (25.68%) Selenium
8 17 (22.97%) Windows
9 16 (21.62%) SQL
9 16 (21.62%) Finance
10 15 (20.27%) TestDirector
11 14 (18.92%) .NET
11 14 (18.92%) Automated Testing
11 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
11 14 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (17.57%) Telecoms
12 13 (17.57%) Retail
13 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.22%) Test Management
14 11 (14.86%) System Testing
14 11 (14.86%) XML
14 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (13.51%) HP
15 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
15 10 (13.51%) Oracle
15 10 (13.51%) WebDriver
16 9 (12.16%) Integration Testing
16 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (9.46%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.41%) IIS
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) GPRS
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (25.68%) Selenium
3 15 (20.27%) TestDirector
4 10 (13.51%) WebDriver
5 9 (12.16%) LoadRunner
6 8 (10.81%) WinRunner
7 6 (8.11%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
9 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
9 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.05%) JUnit
11 2 (2.70%) JMeter
11 2 (2.70%) LoadUI
11 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.70%) JIRA
11 2 (2.70%) jMock
12 1 (1.35%) TestComplete
12 1 (1.35%) NUnit
12 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Retail
2 13 (17.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Analyst
2 39 (52.70%) Test Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Test Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Tester
5 6 (8.11%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) QA Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Test Leader
5 6 (8.11%) Performance Test Leader
6 5 (6.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (5.41%) QA Tester
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (5.41%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 11 (14.86%) XML
3 4 (5.41%) jQuery
3 4 (5.41%) ADO.NET
3 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.05%) SOAP
4 3 (4.05%) Middleware
5 2 (2.70%) REST
5 2 (2.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
1 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Automated Testing
1 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
2 12 (16.22%) Test Management
2 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) System Testing
4 9 (12.16%) Project Management
4 9 (12.16%) Integration Testing
4 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.46%) Workflow
6 7 (9.46%) Automation Testing
7 6 (8.11%) ERP
7 6 (8.11%) Usability Testing
8 5 (6.76%) Manual Testing
8 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.76%) Time Management
8 5 (6.76%) V-Model
9 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) C#
2 16 (21.62%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.46%) VBScript
5 3 (4.05%) VB
5 3 (4.05%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (44.59%) ISEB
2 29 (39.19%) SC Cleared
2 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
3 22 (29.73%) ISTQB
4 14 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.41%) Degree
6 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (40.54%) QA
2 5 (6.76%) GAMP
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (39.19%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.76%) Netcool
4 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) HP
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.70%) Citrix
4 2 (2.70%) Veritas
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) McAfee
5 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
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