Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 166 184
Rank change year-on-year -58 +18 +85
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 37 96 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 1.49% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.68% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 94 96
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% -4.44% +9.09%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,546 5,708 7,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 92.07% 88.66% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,296 4,495 5,800
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,875 £28,350 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -9 10 £29,500 -9.23% 1
Reading -46 10 £43,500 -1.69% 4
Bracknell - 8 £75,000 - 4
Newbury +14 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Wokingham +18 2 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 23 (62.16%) Test Automation
2 16 (43.24%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 15 (40.54%) JIRA
4 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
4 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
4 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) Degree
5 13 (35.14%) HTML
6 12 (32.43%) Selenium
7 11 (29.73%) QA
7 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Confluence
7 11 (29.73%) Python
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.03%) Mathematics
9 9 (24.32%) Web Development
9 9 (24.32%) Subversion
9 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (24.32%) Java
9 9 (24.32%) Linux
9 9 (24.32%) Wireless
10 8 (21.62%) HP
10 8 (21.62%) Test Management
10 8 (21.62%) Functional Testing
10 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (21.62%) React
11 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation

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 11 (29.73%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Wireless
2 6 (16.22%) 2G
2 6 (16.22%) 3G
2 6 (16.22%) 802.15
2 6 (16.22%) Bluetooth
2 6 (16.22%) DHCP
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) ICMP
2 6 (16.22%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (16.22%) ZigBee
3 3 (8.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) JIRA
2 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (32.43%) Selenium
4 9 (24.32%) Subversion
5 7 (18.92%) Eclipse
6 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
7 5 (13.51%) Appium
7 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
7 5 (13.51%) Mercurial
7 5 (13.51%) PyCharm
7 5 (13.51%) Robot Framework
7 5 (13.51%) Sahi
7 5 (13.51%) Sikuli
7 5 (13.51%) SpecFlow
7 5 (13.51%) UI Automator
7 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
8 4 (10.81%) Bugzilla
8 4 (10.81%) HP UFT
8 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Automotive
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Development Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Junior
7 4 (10.81%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Junior Software Test Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Test Development Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Software Integration Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) React
3 7 (18.92%) HTML5
4 6 (16.22%) 802.1X
4 6 (16.22%) REST
4 6 (16.22%) SOAP
5 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.81%) WCF
5 4 (10.81%) WPF
6 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) CSS3
6 3 (8.11%) LESS
6 3 (8.11%) Node.js
6 3 (8.11%) Sass
7 2 (5.41%) Ember.js
7 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (8.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Unix
3 5 (13.51%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Test Automation
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Mathematics
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (24.32%) Web Development
6 8 (21.62%) Functional Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Test Management
7 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (16.22%) BDD
8 6 (16.22%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Microservices
8 6 (16.22%) TDD
9 5 (13.51%) Machine Learning
9 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
9 5 (13.51%) Release Management
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) Python
4 9 (24.32%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
7 2 (5.41%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
2 13 (35.14%) Degree
3 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP ALM
2 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) HP
2 6 (16.22%) Atlassian
2 6 (16.22%) Remedy
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft