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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 92 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 35 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.72% 1.54% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.05% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 23
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 £27,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £48,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1569 1416 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.95% 75.24% 74.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1194 1148
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -8 26 £30,000 -14.28% 1
High Wycombe - 6 £38,500 -
Beaconsfield - 5 £38,500 -
Gerrards Cross - 3 £25,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (56.25%) SQL
2 26 (40.63%) ISEB
3 23 (35.94%) QA
4 22 (34.38%) Finance
5 17 (26.56%) Java
5 17 (26.56%) Manual Testing
6 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.44%) Oracle
8 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
9 13 (20.31%) C#
9 13 (20.31%) HTML
9 13 (20.31%) XML
10 12 (18.75%) Windows
10 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
10 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
10 12 (18.75%) Degree
11 10 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (15.63%) .NET
11 10 (15.63%) Selenium
11 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
12 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
12 9 (14.06%) UNIX
12 9 (14.06%) Performance Analysis
13 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
13 8 (12.50%) Web Services
14 7 (10.94%) TDD
14 7 (10.94%) Subversion
14 7 (10.94%) jQuery
15 6 (9.38%) Migration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.56%) WordPress
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (15.63%) Selenium
2 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.94%) Subversion
4 5 (7.81%) PHPUnit
4 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.25%) Behat
5 4 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 4 (6.25%) Grunt
5 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (4.69%) JIRA
6 3 (4.69%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.13%) QARun
7 2 (3.13%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Analyst
2 23 (35.94%) Test Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Business Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Tester
5 9 (14.06%) Test Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) QA Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (9.38%) Software Tester
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Junior Business Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Junior
9 4 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.69%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Senior QA Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) HTML
1 13 (20.31%) XML
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 8 (12.50%) Web Services
4 7 (10.94%) jQuery
5 6 (9.38%) SOAP
6 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.81%) CSS
6 5 (7.81%) Gherkin
7 4 (6.25%) Sass
7 4 (6.25%) LINQ
7 4 (6.25%) Backbone.js
7 4 (6.25%) JSON
7 4 (6.25%) WCF
8 1 (1.56%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.56%) HTML5
8 1 (1.56%) Yii
8 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.25%) FMCG
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Manual Testing
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 9 (14.06%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.94%) TDD
8 6 (9.38%) Migration
8 6 (9.38%) CRM
8 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.81%) Change Control
9 5 (7.81%) MVC
9 5 (7.81%) Scrum
9 5 (7.81%) Logistics
9 5 (7.81%) Stress Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Test Management
10 4 (6.25%) OO
10 4 (6.25%) Kanban
10 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) Java
3 13 (20.31%) C#
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.25%) PHP
5 4 (6.25%) VB
5 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.56%) PHP5
6 1 (1.56%) PHP4
6 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) ISEB
2 12 (18.75%) Degree
3 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Telerik
4 2 (3.13%) Sage
5 1 (1.56%) BT
5 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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