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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 103 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 1.03% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.23% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 27
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1452 1863 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.16% 83.77% 83.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1487 1406
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £67,500
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 1 October 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 17 (60.71%) JMeter
2 16 (57.14%) Selenium
3 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (46.43%) ISEB
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) Scrum
6 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) C#
8 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (25.00%) QA
8 7 (25.00%) Degree
9 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
9 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
10 5 (17.86%) HTML
10 5 (17.86%) Java
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
11 4 (14.29%) SAP
11 4 (14.29%) Python
11 4 (14.29%) WAN
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) JMeter
2 16 (57.14%) Selenium
3 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Tester
2 11 (39.29%) Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Software Tester
4 9 (32.14%) Automation Tester
4 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Software Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Manual Tester
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Test Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Performance Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Test Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Test Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) QA Manual Tester
7 3 (10.71%) QA Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Change Control
7 4 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Open Source
7 4 (14.29%) Presales
7 4 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) ISEB
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Citrix
1 4 (14.29%) HP
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle