The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 89 86 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 37 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.86% 1.80% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.32% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 21
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,350 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1570 1421 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.89% 77.31% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1186 1171
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -15 25 £33,500 -4.28% 5
High Wycombe - 9 £38,500 -
Beaconsfield - 7 £38,500 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 39 (56.52%) SQL
2 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) QA
3 24 (34.78%) Manual Testing
3 24 (34.78%) ISEB
4 23 (33.33%) Finance
5 18 (26.09%) Java
5 18 (26.09%) Oracle
6 17 (24.64%) C#
7 15 (21.74%) Degree
8 14 (20.29%) HTML
8 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.29%) XML
8 14 (20.29%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (18.84%) Windows
10 12 (17.39%) .NET
11 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
11 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
11 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
12 10 (14.49%) Software Testing
12 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
13 9 (13.04%) Web Services
13 9 (13.04%) UNIX
13 9 (13.04%) Selenium
13 9 (13.04%) TDD
13 9 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (11.59%) Test Planning
14 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
15 7 (10.14%) Scrum
15 7 (10.14%) Migration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.45%) WordPress
2 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) MS Project
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) QlikView
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (13.04%) Selenium
3 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.14%) Subversion
3 7 (10.14%) PHPUnit
4 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.80%) Behat
5 4 (5.80%) Grunt
5 4 (5.80%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.35%) TestDirector
6 3 (4.35%) JIRA
6 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.90%) QARun
7 2 (2.90%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Legal
3 3 (4.35%) Military
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Analyst
2 24 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 13 (18.84%) Software Test Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Business Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Test Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Tester
7 9 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (11.59%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (10.14%) QA Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Junior
10 5 (7.25%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Software Tester
11 4 (5.80%) Junior Business Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) QA Test Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Quality Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Test Leader
11 4 (5.80%) Junior Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
12 3 (4.35%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) HTML
1 14 (20.29%) XML
2 12 (17.39%) .NET
3 9 (13.04%) Web Services
4 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.14%) jQuery
5 7 (10.14%) Gherkin
6 6 (8.70%) SOAP
7 5 (7.25%) CSS
7 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.80%) Sass
8 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
8 4 (5.80%) LINQ
8 4 (5.80%) WCF
8 4 (5.80%) JSON
9 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.45%) Flash
10 1 (1.45%) RSS
10 1 (1.45%) XML-RPC
10 1 (1.45%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) FMCG
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Manual Testing
3 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
3 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
4 10 (14.49%) Software Testing
4 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
5 9 (13.04%) TDD
5 9 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) Test Planning
7 7 (10.14%) Scrum
7 7 (10.14%) Migration
7 7 (10.14%) Logistics
7 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.70%) UML
9 5 (7.25%) MVC
9 5 (7.25%) Project Management
9 5 (7.25%) BDD
10 4 (5.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) SQL
2 18 (26.09%) Java
3 17 (24.64%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) PHP
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) VB
6 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.90%) VBScript
9 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.45%) PHP5
9 1 (1.45%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) ISEB
2 15 (21.74%) Degree
3 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) Telerik
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) Sage
5 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
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