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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 133 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 1.56% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.85% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 31
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
1802 1999 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.00% 84.24% 81.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1339 1376
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (67.74%) Test Automation
2 17 (54.84%) Selenium
3 16 (51.61%) QA
4 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
6 9 (29.03%) Test Management
7 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
7 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
8 7 (22.58%) Citrix
8 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 7 (22.58%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
8 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
9 6 (19.35%) Performance Improvement
9 6 (19.35%) Demand Management
9 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
9 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (19.35%) Unix
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 6 (19.35%) HP UFT
9 6 (19.35%) IBM
9 6 (19.35%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) SAP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
2 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
3 6 (19.35%) HP UFT
4 5 (16.13%) Hudson
4 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.13%) JMeter
5 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.68%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Test Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Automation Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Test Leader
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Test Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Test Leader
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) QA Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) JSON
2 5 (16.13%) LAMP
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Mainframe
2 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Test Automation
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Test Management
4 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Change Management
6 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
6 6 (19.35%) Demand Management
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Web Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
9 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) Objective-C
3 5 (16.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Citrix
2 6 (19.35%) HP
2 6 (19.35%) IBM
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Dependant on experience
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