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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 103 98 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 1.90% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.41% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 17
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,250 £40,000
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
1936 1786 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.77% 78.75% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £69,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (50.62%) ISEB
2 38 (46.91%) Windows
3 37 (45.68%) HP Quality Center
4 33 (40.74%) Security Cleared
5 28 (34.57%) ISTQB
6 26 (32.10%) TestDirector
7 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (27.16%) Test Management
8 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
9 19 (23.46%) QuickTest Pro
10 18 (22.22%) LoadRunner
10 18 (22.22%) Windows XP
10 18 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
11 17 (20.99%) Selenium
11 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (20.99%) Test Automation
11 17 (20.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (19.75%) C#
12 16 (19.75%) Software Testing
13 14 (17.28%) QA
13 14 (17.28%) SQL
13 14 (17.28%) WinRunner
14 13 (16.05%) C
14 13 (16.05%) Java
15 12 (14.81%) V-Model
15 12 (14.81%) WebDriver
16 11 (13.58%) vSphere
16 11 (13.58%) Performance Engineering
16 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
16 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 3 (3.70%) LAN
2 3 (3.70%) WAN
2 3 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.94%) SQLPlus
1 4 (4.94%) DataStage
1 4 (4.94%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) TestDirector
2 19 (23.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 17 (20.99%) Selenium
5 14 (17.28%) WinRunner
6 12 (14.81%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.17%) JIRA
8 4 (4.94%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.94%) eggPlant
8 4 (4.94%) LoadUI
8 4 (4.94%) Toad
9 3 (3.70%) Bugzilla
9 3 (3.70%) MSTest
10 2 (2.47%) ClearQuest
11 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.23%) TestComplete
11 1 (1.23%) Subversion
11 1 (1.23%) Calabash
11 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.35%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Analyst
2 34 (41.98%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.99%) Tester
4 16 (19.75%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (19.75%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Test Engineer
6 10 (12.35%) Test Manager
7 9 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 9 (11.11%) Test Leader
7 9 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
8 7 (8.64%) Performance Tester
9 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Tester
9 6 (7.41%) Senior Tester
10 4 (4.94%) Implementation Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Consultant
11 3 (3.70%) Automation Tester
12 2 (2.47%) Automation Analyst
12 2 (2.47%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) SOAP
2 4 (4.94%) Web Services
2 4 (4.94%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Replication
2 9 (11.11%) Clustering
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) User Experience
4 3 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) Windows
2 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Test Management
2 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Test Automation
3 16 (19.75%) Software Testing
4 12 (14.81%) V-Model
5 11 (13.58%) Performance Engineering
5 11 (13.58%) Performance Testing
6 8 (9.88%) ETL
6 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.64%) Project Management
7 7 (8.64%) Scrum
7 7 (8.64%) Test Strategy
7 7 (8.64%) Line Management
8 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.17%) TDD
9 5 (6.17%) Test Planning
9 5 (6.17%) BDD
10 4 (4.94%) Automation Testing
10 4 (4.94%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) C#
2 14 (17.28%) SQL
3 13 (16.05%) C
3 13 (16.05%) Java
4 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.47%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) C++
7 2 (2.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.23%) VBScript
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (50.62%) ISEB
2 33 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 28 (34.57%) ISTQB
4 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 17 (20.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.17%) Degree
8 2 (2.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) QA
2 9 (11.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) vSphere
2 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (45.68%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (11.11%) Netcool
2 9 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) VMware
2 9 (11.11%) McAfee
2 9 (11.11%) Veritas
2 9 (11.11%) Citrix
3 8 (9.88%) Fujitsu
4 4 (4.94%) SAP
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.47%) Capita
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.23%) Google
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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