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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 115 122 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.92% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.08% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 28
Median salary £45,000 £39,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median 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
1594 1847 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.82% 84.88% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1388 1405
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 17 (45.95%) JMeter
1 17 (45.95%) Selenium
2 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
3 14 (37.84%) ISEB
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (29.73%) QA
5 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
6 10 (27.03%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) C#
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
9 7 (18.92%) .NET
9 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (18.92%) Automated Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
11 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
11 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Migration
11 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.51%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Big Data
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) JMeter
1 17 (45.95%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
3 6 (16.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
5 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.70%) Hudson
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
1 16 (43.24%) Tester
2 11 (29.73%) Software Tester
2 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Automation Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Software Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Manual Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Test Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Process Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Software QA Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) SOAP
3 3 (8.11%) HTML5
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Automated Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.81%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (10.81%) Open Source
9 4 (10.81%) SDLC
9 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Change Control
10 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISEB
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) HP
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com