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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 185 157
Rank change year-on-year +81 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 82 30 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.46% 0.61% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 0.70% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 58 26 44
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,700 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 2836 4308 4581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.24% 87.28% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2231 3462 3293
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +53 25 £37,000 -17.77% 3
Newbury +21 12 £35,000 -41.66%
Bracknell - 9 £52,500 -
Wokingham - 8 £47,500 -
Slough +25 7 £35,750 -15.88%
Maidenhead +9 7 £67,500 +35.00%
Hungerford - 6 £30,000 -
Windsor -10 2 £70,000 +66.66%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 78 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (42.55%) QA
3 53 (37.59%) SQL
4 50 (35.46%) Java
5 47 (33.33%) Selenium
6 41 (29.08%) Automated Testing
7 39 (27.66%) Test Strategy
8 35 (24.82%) Finance
9 34 (24.11%) JMeter
10 30 (21.28%) HP
11 29 (20.57%) HTML
12 28 (19.86%) Functional Testing
13 27 (19.15%) Oracle
13 27 (19.15%) Windows
13 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
14 26 (18.44%) Scrum
15 25 (17.73%) SAP
15 25 (17.73%) System Testing
16 24 (17.02%) ISTQB
16 24 (17.02%) WebDriver
16 24 (17.02%) Regression Testing
17 22 (15.60%) E-Commerce
17 22 (15.60%) ERP
18 21 (14.89%) C#
18 21 (14.89%) Software Engineering
18 21 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (14.18%) Automation Testing
19 20 (14.18%) Retail
20 19 (13.48%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Top Related 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 (5.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) MS Office
3 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.13%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.13%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.13%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (2.13%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.13%) SAP PP
2 3 (2.13%) SAP PS
2 3 (2.13%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) SNMP
2 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.42%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (33.33%) Selenium
2 34 (24.11%) JMeter
3 24 (17.02%) WebDriver
4 21 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (9.22%) Gatling
6 9 (6.38%) JIRA
7 8 (5.67%) Rational Performance Tester
7 8 (5.67%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.55%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (3.55%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.13%) JUnit
11 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.71%) Maven
11 1 (0.71%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (24.82%) Finance
2 20 (14.18%) Retail
3 13 (9.22%) Financial Institution
4 10 (7.09%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.38%) Banking
6 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (31.91%) Analyst
2 36 (25.53%) QA Engineer
3 27 (19.15%) Test Analyst
4 25 (17.73%) QA Automation Engineer
5 22 (15.60%) Tester
6 18 (12.77%) Test Engineer
7 17 (12.06%) Business Analyst
7 17 (12.06%) Developer
8 16 (11.35%) Test Leader
9 15 (10.64%) QA Tester
10 14 (9.93%) Automation Engineer
11 13 (9.22%) Automation Tester
11 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 12 (8.51%) Retail Business Analyst
13 11 (7.80%) QA Automation Tester
14 10 (7.09%) Architect
14 10 (7.09%) Junior
14 10 (7.09%) QA Analyst
14 10 (7.09%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.57%) HTML
2 19 (13.48%) Web Services
3 18 (12.77%) Ajax
4 16 (11.35%) CSS
5 13 (9.22%) XML
6 9 (6.38%) REST
7 8 (5.67%) JMX
7 8 (5.67%) SOAP
8 6 (4.26%) .NET
8 6 (4.26%) WinForms
9 4 (2.84%) CSS3
9 4 (2.84%) HTML5
9 4 (2.84%) jQuery
9 4 (2.84%) XHTML
10 1 (0.71%) Spring
10 1 (0.71%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.71%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (0.71%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.84%) User Experience
6 3 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) Life Science
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.15%) Windows
2 16 (11.35%) Unix
3 14 (9.93%) Linux
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.08%) Automated Testing
3 39 (27.66%) Test Strategy
4 28 (19.86%) Functional Testing
5 26 (18.44%) Scrum
6 25 (17.73%) System Testing
7 24 (17.02%) Regression Testing
8 22 (15.60%) E-Commerce
8 22 (15.60%) ERP
9 21 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 21 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (14.18%) Automation Testing
11 19 (13.48%) SDLC
12 18 (12.77%) Unit Testing
13 17 (12.06%) Manual Testing
14 16 (11.35%) OO
14 16 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
16 14 (9.93%) TDD
17 13 (9.22%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.59%) SQL
2 50 (35.46%) Java
3 21 (14.89%) C#
4 15 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.80%) Python
7 10 (7.09%) C++
8 8 (5.67%) C
9 6 (4.26%) PHP
9 6 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.13%) Perl
10 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.13%) VBScript
11 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) ISTQB
2 16 (11.35%) Degree
3 13 (9.22%) ISEB
4 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (42.55%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.93%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.67%) HP SiteScope
2 8 (5.67%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.42%) Grafana
4 1 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (21.28%) HP
2 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.15%) Oracle
3 25 (17.73%) SAP
4 9 (6.38%) Riverbed
5 8 (5.67%) IBM
5 8 (5.67%) SOASTA, Inc
6 5 (3.55%) Ariba
7 2 (1.42%) VMware
8 1 (0.71%) Avature
8 1 (0.71%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco
8 1 (0.71%) ComArch
8 1 (0.71%) Infovista
8 1 (0.71%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.71%) Peoplefluent
8 1 (0.71%) Sage
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