Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 42 72
Rank change year-on-year -23 +30 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.28% 3.85% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 4.39% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 7
Newbury median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -18.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £39,200 £44,500
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

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 Newbury with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newbury
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 553 342 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 88.20% 87.69% 87.30%
Number of salaries quoted 488 307 449
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,250 £73,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Newbury

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Newbury

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Newbury over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Newbury

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) QA
1 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Gradle
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) GitLab
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) GitLab
3 3 (37.50%) Gradle
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google