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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 127 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 1.00% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.32% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £29,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1948 1817 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.93% 75.46% 68.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1348 1122
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 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 24 (39.34%) Windows
1 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.15%) ISEB
2 19 (31.15%) Test Management
2 19 (31.15%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (26.23%) Java
4 15 (24.59%) Windows XP
4 15 (24.59%) Project Management
4 15 (24.59%) Finance
4 15 (24.59%) Selenium
4 15 (24.59%) Retail
5 14 (22.95%) TestDirector
5 14 (22.95%) LoadRunner
5 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
5 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
6 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
7 12 (19.67%) Banking
7 12 (19.67%) QA
7 12 (19.67%) C#
8 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.03%) ETL
8 11 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (18.03%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (18.03%) ISTQB
8 11 (18.03%) Test Automation
8 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.39%) Web Development
9 10 (16.39%) SharePoint Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (16.39%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Project
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Selenium
2 14 (22.95%) TestDirector
2 14 (22.95%) LoadRunner
3 11 (18.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (14.75%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.20%) WinRunner
6 3 (4.92%) JIRA
7 2 (3.28%) MSTest
7 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.64%) Toad
8 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) TestPartner
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.64%) Calabash
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
1 15 (24.59%) Retail
2 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
3 12 (19.67%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Tester
3 12 (19.67%) Test Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Consultant
5 9 (14.75%) Test Manager
5 9 (14.75%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Business Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Performance Tester
7 7 (11.48%) Business Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Support Specialist
8 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Implementation Consultant
10 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.28%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Replication
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Xbox
4 2 (3.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows XP
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX
7 1 (1.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Test Management
2 15 (24.59%) Project Management
3 11 (18.03%) ETL
3 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.03%) Test Automation
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) Web Development
5 9 (14.75%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) Line Management
8 5 (8.20%) Test Planning
8 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Performance Testing
10 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.92%) Usability Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Manual Testing
10 3 (4.92%) System Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) Java
2 12 (19.67%) C#
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) C
4 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.20%) VB
6 4 (6.56%) SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.15%) ISEB
3 11 (18.03%) ISTQB
4 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
5 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (8.20%) Degree
7 3 (4.92%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (14.75%) vSphere
2 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (31.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) Netcool
2 3 (4.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) HP
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
4 3 (4.92%) Citrix
4 3 (4.92%) IBM
4 3 (4.92%) Veritas
4 3 (4.92%) Capita
4 3 (4.92%) McAfee
5 1 (1.64%) Google
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago