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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 118 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 1.22% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.45% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 31
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,341 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
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
1578 1927 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.26% 84.04% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1396 1371
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £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 29 June 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (37.04%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (29.63%) ISEB
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) QA
3 8 (29.63%) Selenium
3 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.93%) JMeter
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (18.52%) SDLC
6 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Retail
6 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
7 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (14.81%) CRM
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) JMeter
3 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Software Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Automation Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Process Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Software Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) CentOS
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (18.52%) SDLC
3 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
3 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Use Case
6 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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