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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 118 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 1.14% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.36% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 26
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £23,341 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,500 £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
1554 1912 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 89.31% 84.08% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1318 1336
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 10 (47.62%) C#
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Retail
5 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
5 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (19.05%) CRM
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Selenium
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (14.29%) SOAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
1 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Financial Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Process Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
2 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
2 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com