The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 164 174
Rank change year-on-year +49 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 72 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.17% 0.99% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.12% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 63 43 44
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,500 £24,289
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2810 3941 4428
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 84.66% 88.44% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 3119 3229
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Berkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Berkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Berkshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +58 53 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bracknell +18 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Maidenhead +15 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Slough +7 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Wokingham +16 1 £23,000 -45.88%
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 112 (74.17%) Test Automation
2 85 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (54.97%) QA
4 82 (54.30%) Java
5 72 (47.68%) SQL
6 69 (45.70%) Selenium
6 69 (45.70%) Test Strategy
7 52 (34.44%) Finance
8 50 (33.11%) WebDriver
9 44 (29.14%) JMeter
10 41 (27.15%) Scrum
11 37 (24.50%) Microsoft
12 35 (23.18%) Windows
13 34 (22.52%) Non-Functional Testing
13 34 (22.52%) ISTQB
14 33 (21.85%) Functional Testing
14 33 (21.85%) QA Automation
15 31 (20.53%) JIRA
16 28 (18.54%) Oracle
17 27 (17.88%) Software Testing
17 27 (17.88%) Gatling
17 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (16.56%) Test Management
18 25 (16.56%) HP
18 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Excel
19 24 (15.89%) Manual Testing
20 23 (15.23%) Financial Institution
20 23 (15.23%) Regression Testing
21 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
21 22 (14.57%) Retail

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (5.30%) IIS
2 3 (1.99%) Apache
2 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.66%) 4G
2 1 (0.66%) DAB
2 1 (0.66%) Firewall
2 1 (0.66%) GPRS
2 1 (0.66%) GSM
2 1 (0.66%) HTTP
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) IPv6
2 1 (0.66%) SNMP
2 1 (0.66%) SSL
2 1 (0.66%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.32%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.66%) Big Data
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 69 (45.70%) Selenium
2 50 (33.11%) WebDriver
3 44 (29.14%) JMeter
4 31 (20.53%) JIRA
5 27 (17.88%) Gatling
6 17 (11.26%) LoadRunner
7 14 (9.27%) HP UFT
8 12 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.97%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.97%) TeamCity
11 5 (3.31%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.31%) Maven
11 5 (3.31%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.65%) Subversion
13 3 (1.99%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.99%) JUnit
13 3 (1.99%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (34.44%) Finance
2 23 (15.23%) Financial Institution
3 22 (14.57%) Retail
4 10 (6.62%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.64%) Banking
6 5 (3.31%) Digital Economy
7 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (31.79%) QA Engineer
2 43 (28.48%) Tester
3 42 (27.81%) QA Automation Engineer
4 36 (23.84%) Analyst
5 23 (15.23%) Automation Engineer
6 22 (14.57%) Automation Tester
6 22 (14.57%) QA Tester
7 19 (12.58%) Test Engineer
8 18 (11.92%) QA Automation Tester
9 15 (9.93%) Business Analyst
10 14 (9.27%) Test Analyst
11 13 (8.61%) Developer
11 13 (8.61%) Senior Tester
12 11 (7.28%) Java Automation Tester
12 11 (7.28%) Java Engineer
12 11 (7.28%) QA Analyst
12 11 (7.28%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 11 (7.28%) Selenium Tester
13 10 (6.62%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 10 (6.62%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) Web Services
2 11 (7.28%) HTML
3 10 (6.62%) XML
4 9 (5.96%) CSS
5 8 (5.30%) .NET
5 8 (5.30%) Ajax
6 6 (3.97%) WinForms
7 3 (1.99%) SOAP
8 2 (1.32%) CSS3
8 2 (1.32%) HTML5
8 2 (1.32%) jQuery
8 2 (1.32%) REST
8 2 (1.32%) Spring
8 2 (1.32%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.32%) XHTML
9 1 (0.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.66%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (0.66%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (0.66%) WAP
9 1 (0.66%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.97%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.99%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) User Experience
7 1 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.66%) Handset
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.18%) Windows
2 20 (13.25%) Unix
3 17 (11.26%) Linux
4 3 (1.99%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (74.17%) Test Automation
2 85 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (45.70%) Test Strategy
4 41 (27.15%) Scrum
5 34 (22.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 33 (21.85%) Functional Testing
6 33 (21.85%) QA Automation
7 27 (17.88%) Software Testing
8 25 (16.56%) Test Management
9 24 (15.89%) Manual Testing
10 23 (15.23%) Regression Testing
11 21 (13.91%) Software Engineering
11 21 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (11.92%) Open Source
13 16 (10.60%) Scenario Testing
14 15 (9.93%) BDD
14 15 (9.93%) E-Commerce
14 15 (9.93%) ERP
14 15 (9.93%) Unit Testing
15 14 (9.27%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (54.30%) Java
2 72 (47.68%) SQL
3 19 (12.58%) C#
4 14 (9.27%) Shell Script
5 12 (7.95%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.28%) C
7 9 (5.96%) VB
8 8 (5.30%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.64%) Perl
10 6 (3.97%) C++
10 6 (3.97%) PHP
10 6 (3.97%) Python
10 6 (3.97%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (22.52%) ISTQB
2 16 (10.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (9.93%) Degree
4 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.95%) DV Cleared
6 11 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (4.64%) ISEB
8 4 (2.65%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.32%) CCNA
10 2 (1.32%) CCNP
10 2 (1.32%) MCP
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (54.97%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (11.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.99%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.32%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) Grafana
Vendors
1 37 (24.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (18.54%) Oracle
3 25 (16.56%) HP
4 3 (1.99%) Cisco
5 2 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (0.66%) Avature
6 1 (0.66%) ComArch
6 1 (0.66%) Facebook
6 1 (0.66%) Lumesse
6 1 (0.66%) Peoplefluent
6 1 (0.66%) Sage
6 1 (0.66%) VMware
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago