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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 96 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 45 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.92% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.57% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 33
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £47,000 £58,500
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1950 1710 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.53% 74.61% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1331 1244
Average salary £50,000 £46,505 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.51% +0.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (49.41%) ISEB
2 37 (43.53%) HP Quality Center
3 35 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 35 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 33 (38.82%) QA
5 27 (31.76%) QuickTest Pro
6 25 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (27.06%) Windows
8 21 (24.71%) SQL
8 21 (24.71%) TestDirector
9 19 (22.35%) C#
10 17 (20.00%) Selenium
10 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 17 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (18.82%) Finance
12 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
12 15 (17.65%) Windows XP
13 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
13 14 (16.47%) Test Management
14 13 (15.29%) Retail
15 12 (14.12%) .NET
15 12 (14.12%) XML
16 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (12.94%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (12.94%) Software Testing
16 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (12.94%) System Testing
17 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (12.94%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (4.71%) IIS
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
1 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) GPRS
1 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (4.71%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.71%) DataStage
2 4 (4.71%) SQLPlus
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (31.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (24.71%) TestDirector
3 17 (20.00%) Selenium
4 10 (11.76%) WinRunner
5 9 (10.59%) WebDriver
6 8 (9.41%) SoapUI
7 7 (8.24%) LoadRunner
8 6 (7.06%) LoadUI
9 5 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.71%) Toad
10 4 (4.71%) eggPlant
10 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.53%) JUnit
12 2 (2.35%) JMeter
12 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.35%) jMock
12 2 (2.35%) JIRA
13 1 (1.18%) TestComplete
13 1 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
3 13 (15.29%) Retail
4 5 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (60.00%) Analyst
1 51 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 12 (14.12%) Test Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Tester
4 9 (10.59%) Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Consultant
5 8 (9.41%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Test Leader
6 7 (8.24%) Performance Test Leader
7 6 (7.06%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) QA Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
1 12 (14.12%) XML
2 7 (8.24%) SOAP
3 4 (4.71%) Web Services
3 4 (4.71%) ADO.NET
3 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) jQuery
4 3 (3.53%) Middleware
5 2 (2.35%) JMS
5 2 (2.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Clustering
1 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
1 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) iPad
2 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Windows
2 15 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.53%) Linux
5 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 14 (16.47%) Test Management
5 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.94%) Software Testing
5 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (12.94%) System Testing
6 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (10.59%) Integration Testing
7 9 (10.59%) Project Management
8 8 (9.41%) CRM
8 8 (9.41%) V-Model
9 7 (8.24%) Automation Testing
9 7 (8.24%) ETL
9 7 (8.24%) TDD
10 6 (7.06%) Workflow
10 6 (7.06%) Regression Testing
10 6 (7.06%) ERP
10 6 (7.06%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) SQL
2 19 (22.35%) C#
3 8 (9.41%) VBScript
3 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.24%) Java
5 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.53%) VB
7 2 (2.35%) C
7 2 (2.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (49.41%) ISEB
2 35 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 35 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 25 (29.41%) ISTQB
4 17 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (38.82%) QA
2 8 (9.41%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (43.53%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (9.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (8.24%) Netcool
4 3 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) HP
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) Fujitsu
4 6 (7.06%) IBM
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.71%) SAP
5 4 (4.71%) Citrix
5 4 (4.71%) Veritas
6 3 (3.53%) McAfee
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
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