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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 82 137 119
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 0.30% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 0.34% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 19
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £41,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
1053 1776 2018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.71% 88.01% 85.73%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1423 1371
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 27 February 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 26 (65.00%) Test Strategy
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) HP
4 20 (50.00%) QA
5 18 (45.00%) Selenium
6 17 (42.50%) WebDriver
6 17 (42.50%) SAP
7 14 (35.00%) Java
8 12 (30.00%) JMeter
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
9 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
9 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) Automation Testing
9 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
9 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
9 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 10 (25.00%) Gatling
10 10 (25.00%) Release Management
10 10 (25.00%) Oracle
10 10 (25.00%) Financial Institution
11 8 (20.00%) Scrum
12 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
12 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
12 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (12.50%) Open Source
13 5 (12.50%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP CO
1 3 (7.50%) SAP FI
1 3 (7.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (7.50%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (7.50%) SAP MM
1 3 (7.50%) SAP PP
1 3 (7.50%) SAP PS
1 3 (7.50%) SAP SD
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Selenium
2 17 (42.50%) WebDriver
3 12 (30.00%) JMeter
4 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (25.00%) Gatling
6 5 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (7.50%) JIRA
8 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 11 (27.50%) Automation Tester
2 11 (27.50%) QA Automation Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) QA Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Tester
3 9 (22.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 9 (22.50%) QA Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Retail Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.50%) Java Automation Tester
9 1 (2.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 1 (2.50%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Test Strategy
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Automation Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.00%) Release Management
5 8 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Open Source
7 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) System Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Use Case
7 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.50%) ISEB
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) Grafana
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) HP
2 17 (42.50%) SAP
3 10 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Ariba
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago