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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 113 119 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 19 26 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 1.16% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.38% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 37
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1595 1883 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.51% 84.18% 80.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1372 1332
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
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 28 July 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (42.86%) Selenium
2 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (40.00%) ISEB
2 14 (40.00%) JMeter
3 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 10 (28.57%) QA
6 9 (25.71%) Degree
6 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) .NET
7 8 (22.86%) C#
7 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Migration
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (14.29%) SDLC
10 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle
10 5 (14.29%) VB.NET

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 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.57%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Selenium
2 14 (40.00%) JMeter
3 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
7 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.86%) Hudson
9 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Tester
3 11 (31.43%) Software Tester
4 10 (28.57%) Test Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Automation Tester
6 6 (17.14%) Software Analyst
6 6 (17.14%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Process Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Manual Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Developer
9 2 (5.71%) QA Manual Tester
9 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (8.57%) Open Source
10 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.71%) CRM
11 2 (5.71%) Project Management
11 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) ISEB
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
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