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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 103 140 110
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 21 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.85% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.01% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 22
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
1378 2075 2226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.96% 84.42% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1674 1369
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £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 4 December 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) JMeter
2 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
3 16 (44.44%) HP
3 16 (44.44%) SAP
3 16 (44.44%) Selenium
4 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
5 12 (33.33%) ISEB
6 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) QA
8 7 (19.44%) Finance
8 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 6 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.67%) Release Management
9 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner
9 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 5 (13.89%) C#
10 5 (13.89%) HTML
10 5 (13.89%) Java
10 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.89%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) Ariba

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 3 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 3 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (8.33%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (8.33%) SAP MM
1 3 (8.33%) SAP PP
1 3 (8.33%) SAP PS
1 3 (8.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) JMeter
2 16 (44.44%) Selenium
3 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Tester
2 12 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 11 (30.56%) Software Tester
4 10 (27.78%) Automation Tester
5 8 (22.22%) Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) Test Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Software Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Manual Tester
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Performance Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Test Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) QA Tester
8 3 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Tester
8 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
3 11 (30.56%) Scrum
3 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.67%) Release Management
5 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Change Control
6 4 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Open Source
6 4 (11.11%) Presales
6 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C#
1 5 (13.89%) Java
1 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) HP
1 16 (44.44%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Ariba
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft