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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 121 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 1.69% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 2.19% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 37
Average salary £39,250 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
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
1827 1914 1679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.53% 77.05% 74.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1327 1304
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 19 (38.78%) QA
2 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
3 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.53%) Finance
4 13 (26.53%) ISEB
5 12 (24.49%) Windows
5 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
6 11 (22.45%) HP
6 11 (22.45%) Selenium
7 10 (20.41%) Test Management
7 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Banking
7 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (20.41%) SQL
7 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.37%) HP UFT
8 9 (18.37%) Retail
9 8 (16.33%) Scrum
9 8 (16.33%) LoadRunner
9 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (16.33%) Java
10 7 (14.29%) XML
10 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 7 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.24%) ITIL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.08%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.08%) SAP MM
1 2 (4.08%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.08%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Selenium
2 9 (18.37%) HP UFT
3 8 (16.33%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) Toad
6 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.04%) TestPartner
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (20.41%) Banking
4 9 (18.37%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Games
6 1 (2.04%) Billing
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Analyst
2 15 (30.61%) Test Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 6 (12.24%) Business Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Support Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) Application Packaging
3 3 (6.12%) XSL
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) SOAP
3 3 (6.12%) Ajax
3 3 (6.12%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.08%) Xbox
2 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) iSeries
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Test Management
2 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
3 8 (16.33%) Scrum
3 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 6 (12.24%) ETL
5 6 (12.24%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) RUP
6 5 (10.20%) UML
6 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Web Development
6 5 (10.20%) Test Strategy
6 5 (10.20%) Test Planning
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) VB
4 3 (6.12%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) RPG
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
2 13 (26.53%) ISEB
3 7 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.12%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) HP
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) Capita
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Cognos
7 1 (2.04%) VMware
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Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago