The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 88 106 81
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 51 30 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.16% 1.32% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.89% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 51
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1734 1584 1707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.57% 69.93% 76.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1234 1443
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Berkshire

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 25 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (40.85%) SC Cleared
1 29 (40.85%) Security Cleared
1 29 (40.85%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (38.03%) ISEB
2 27 (38.03%) QA
3 24 (33.80%) QuickTest Pro
4 22 (30.99%) Finance
5 20 (28.17%) C#
6 18 (25.35%) SQL
7 17 (23.94%) Selenium
8 16 (22.54%) ISTQB
8 16 (22.54%) Windows
9 15 (21.13%) TestDirector
10 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
11 13 (18.31%) .NET
11 13 (18.31%) Test Management
11 13 (18.31%) Retail
11 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
12 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
12 12 (16.90%) Oracle
13 11 (15.49%) XML
13 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (15.49%) System Testing
14 10 (14.08%) Project Management
14 10 (14.08%) HP
14 10 (14.08%) Windows XP
15 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
15 9 (12.68%) IBM
15 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (12.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.63%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) GPRS
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (33.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (23.94%) Selenium
3 15 (21.13%) TestDirector
4 8 (11.27%) WebDriver
4 8 (11.27%) LoadRunner
4 8 (11.27%) WinRunner
5 5 (7.04%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.63%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (4.23%) JUnit
8 2 (2.82%) JMeter
8 2 (2.82%) LoadUI
8 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.82%) JIRA
8 2 (2.82%) jMock
9 1 (1.41%) NUnit
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Retail
3 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Analyst
2 37 (52.11%) Test Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Tester
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Functional Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) QA Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Test Leader
4 6 (8.45%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (5.63%) CRM Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (5.63%) QA Tester
5 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
2 11 (15.49%) XML
3 4 (5.63%) jQuery
3 4 (5.63%) ADO.NET
3 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.23%) SOAP
4 3 (4.23%) Middleware
5 2 (2.82%) REST
5 2 (2.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
1 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.23%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (14.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.23%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
2 13 (18.31%) Test Management
2 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
3 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.49%) System Testing
4 10 (14.08%) Project Management
5 9 (12.68%) Workflow
5 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing
6 8 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.45%) ERP
8 6 (8.45%) Usability Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.45%) Automation Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Time Management
10 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.63%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) C#
2 18 (25.35%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) VBScript
6 4 (5.63%) VB
7 3 (4.23%) COBOL
7 3 (4.23%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (40.85%) SC Cleared
1 29 (40.85%) Security Cleared
2 27 (38.03%) ISEB
3 16 (22.54%) ISTQB
4 8 (11.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.63%) Degree
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.03%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (40.85%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.04%) Netcool
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) HP
3 9 (12.68%) IBM
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.45%) Fujitsu
6 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix
7 2 (2.82%) Veritas
8 1 (1.41%) McAfee
8 1 (1.41%) BT
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