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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 110 92 107
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 26 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 2.15% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.82% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 19
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
1798 1810 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.14% 76.27% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1225 1279
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (32.00%) ISEB
1 16 (32.00%) QA
2 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (30.00%) Finance
3 14 (28.00%) Windows
4 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) Banking
4 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
5 12 (24.00%) Retail
6 11 (22.00%) Test Management
6 11 (22.00%) Java
6 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (20.00%) HP
7 10 (20.00%) Project Management
7 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (20.00%) Selenium
7 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (18.00%) ETL
9 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
9 8 (16.00%) Web Development
9 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (14.00%) Scrum

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.00%) SAP SD
1 2 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.00%) SAP MM
1 2 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.00%) TestDirector
4 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.00%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.00%) Toad
6 1 (2.00%) TestPartner
General
1 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Banking
3 12 (24.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Analyst
2 17 (34.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Business Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Support Specialist
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) REST
3 3 (6.00%) XSL
3 3 (6.00%) Ajax
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.00%) Xbox
3 1 (2.00%) iSeries
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (22.00%) Test Management
3 10 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (18.00%) ETL
5 8 (16.00%) Web Development
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (12.00%) ITIL
8 5 (10.00%) UML
8 5 (10.00%) RUP
8 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 6 (12.00%) VB
5 4 (8.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) C
6 3 (6.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) ISEB
2 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) HP
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Capita
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) Cognos
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago