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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 121 107 121
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 26 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 1.30% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.72% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 4
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £28,750 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
1842 1745 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.00% 75.41% 68.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1247 1155
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (32.14%) Finance
1 18 (32.14%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) Retail
3 16 (28.57%) Test Management
3 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 16 (28.57%) Windows
3 16 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 16 (28.57%) Project Management
3 16 (28.57%) ISEB
4 15 (26.79%) Selenium
5 14 (25.00%) Banking
5 14 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (23.21%) ETL
6 13 (23.21%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 12 (21.43%) Web Development
7 12 (21.43%) QA
8 11 (19.64%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
8 11 (19.64%) LoadRunner
9 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.86%) HP
9 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
10 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
10 9 (16.07%) C#
11 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS Project
4 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Selenium
2 11 (19.64%) LoadRunner
3 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
4 8 (14.29%) TestDirector
5 6 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.79%) TestPartner
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Retail
3 16 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 14 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Consultant
3 11 (19.64%) Business Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Tester
3 11 (19.64%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Business Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Performance Tester
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Test Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Support Specialist
8 4 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Replication
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Xbox
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Linux
7 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Test Management
1 16 (28.57%) Project Management
2 14 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (23.21%) ETL
4 12 (21.43%) Web Development
5 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.50%) ITIL
7 7 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) Test Planning
10 3 (5.36%) Line Management
10 3 (5.36%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.36%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.50%) C
5 5 (8.93%) VB
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 16 (28.57%) ISEB
2 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 3 (5.36%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) vSphere
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
1 10 (17.86%) HP
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 5 (8.93%) Capita
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
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