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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 103 118 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 44 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 1.30% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.65% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 25
Average salary £38,750 £33,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.54% -0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £49,800 £41,400
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
2062 2003 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.43% 78.64% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1510 1281
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 42 (47.19%) ISEB
2 39 (43.82%) HP Quality Center
3 38 (42.70%) Windows
4 36 (40.45%) Security Cleared
5 30 (33.71%) ISTQB
6 27 (30.34%) SC Cleared
6 27 (30.34%) TestDirector
7 24 (26.97%) QuickTest Pro
7 24 (26.97%) SQL
8 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (22.47%) Test Management
10 19 (21.35%) C#
10 19 (21.35%) QA
11 18 (20.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (17.98%) SharePoint Server
12 16 (17.98%) LoadRunner
12 16 (17.98%) WinRunner
12 16 (17.98%) Windows XP
12 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
13 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
14 14 (15.73%) V-Model
14 14 (15.73%) Selenium
15 13 (14.61%) Finance
16 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
16 12 (13.48%) Performance Testing
16 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (12.36%) GAMP
17 11 (12.36%) .NET
18 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (17.98%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.49%) IIS
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) DNS
2 3 (3.37%) LAN
2 3 (3.37%) WAN
2 3 (3.37%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (4.49%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.49%) DataStage
2 4 (4.49%) SQLPlus
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (30.34%) TestDirector
2 24 (26.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (17.98%) LoadRunner
3 16 (17.98%) WinRunner
4 14 (15.73%) Selenium
5 10 (11.24%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.62%) JIRA
6 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.62%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.49%) eggPlant
7 4 (4.49%) LoadUI
7 4 (4.49%) Toad
8 3 (3.37%) MSTest
8 3 (3.37%) Bugzilla
8 3 (3.37%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.25%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.12%) JUnit
10 1 (1.12%) NUnit
10 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.24%) Retail
4 6 (6.74%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Analyst
1 38 (42.70%) Test Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Tester
2 15 (16.85%) Senior Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Senior Test Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Test Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Test Leader
4 12 (13.48%) Performance Test Leader
5 11 (12.36%) Software Test Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Software Test Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) Consultant
7 8 (8.99%) Test Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Tester
8 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Tester
9 4 (4.49%) Performance Tester
9 4 (4.49%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) XML
3 4 (4.49%) jQuery
3 4 (4.49%) HTML
3 4 (4.49%) ADO.NET
3 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.49%) SOAP
3 4 (4.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Clustering
2 7 (7.87%) Replication
3 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Open Source
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.70%) Windows
2 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (17.98%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.25%) Linux
6 1 (1.12%) Android
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (22.47%) Test Management
2 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
3 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
4 14 (15.73%) V-Model
5 12 (13.48%) Performance Testing
5 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.11%) Project Management
8 8 (8.99%) CRM
8 8 (8.99%) ETL
8 8 (8.99%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) Line Management
9 7 (7.87%) Scrum
10 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.62%) BDD
11 5 (5.62%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.62%) TDD
12 4 (4.49%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) SQL
2 19 (21.35%) C#
3 10 (11.24%) C
4 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.99%) Java
5 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.37%) Ruby
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) VBScript
8 2 (2.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (47.19%) ISEB
2 36 (40.45%) Security Cleared
3 30 (33.71%) ISTQB
4 27 (30.34%) SC Cleared
5 18 (20.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (10.11%) Degree
7 8 (8.99%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.35%) QA
2 11 (12.36%) GAMP
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) vSphere
2 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (43.82%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (11.24%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (11.24%) Netcool
2 10 (11.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Citrix
1 10 (11.24%) Veritas
1 10 (11.24%) McAfee
2 8 (8.99%) VMware
2 8 (8.99%) Fujitsu
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle
5 4 (4.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
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