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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 124 123 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 0.71% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.05% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 33
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1819 1435 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.08% 67.56% 72.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1096 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 17 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) QA
3 17 (25.76%) Mainframe
3 17 (25.76%) ISEB
4 16 (24.24%) Test Management
4 16 (24.24%) V-Model
4 16 (24.24%) Test Strategy
5 15 (22.73%) Fault Management
5 15 (22.73%) COBOL
6 14 (21.21%) Selenium
6 14 (21.21%) Functional Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Windows
8 11 (16.67%) HTML
8 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 10 (15.15%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
10 9 (13.64%) IBM
10 9 (13.64%) C#
10 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.12%) SQL
11 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
11 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.61%) Project Management
12 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
12 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.52%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Selenium
2 10 (15.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 6 (9.09%) TestComplete
4 4 (6.06%) QAComplete
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.55%) WinRunner
6 2 (3.03%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.52%) QARun
7 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Analyst
2 36 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Tester
4 13 (19.70%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (19.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 5 (7.58%) Coordinator
7 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Tester
7 4 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Mainframe Tester
8 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Test Coordinator
8 2 (3.03%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) Swing
3 1 (1.52%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Mainframe
2 8 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.58%) VSAM
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Open Source
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Test Management
1 16 (24.24%) V-Model
1 16 (24.24%) Test Strategy
2 15 (22.73%) Fault Management
3 14 (21.21%) Functional Testing
4 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.61%) Project Management
7 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
7 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Performance Management
9 5 (7.58%) Change Management
10 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.06%) E-business
10 4 (6.06%) Workflow
10 4 (6.06%) Automation Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) COBOL
2 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.64%) C#
4 8 (12.12%) SQL
5 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) ISEB
2 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.61%) Degree
4 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.06%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.52%) Netcool
3 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) IBM
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) BT
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.03%) Capita
5 2 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Meridio
6 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
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