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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 80 95 105
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 51 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.33% 1.64% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.10% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 21
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £40,500 £42,500
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
1761 1812 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.56% 78.37% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 1399 1430
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 25 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Aylesbury +11 9 £37,500 +7.14%
High Wycombe -3 6 £46,250 +36.02%
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (40.00%) Finance
4 26 (34.67%) SQL
4 26 (34.67%) SQL Server
5 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
7 16 (21.33%) CRM
7 16 (21.33%) Degree
7 16 (21.33%) QA
8 15 (20.00%) Test Management
9 14 (18.67%) Test Strategy
9 14 (18.67%) Project Management
10 13 (17.33%) ISEB
10 13 (17.33%) Dynamics CRM
11 12 (16.00%) Migration
11 12 (16.00%) Data Migration
12 11 (14.67%) V-Model
12 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
13 10 (13.33%) JIRA
13 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
13 10 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (12.00%) .NET
14 9 (12.00%) Oracle
14 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
15 8 (10.67%) System Testing
15 8 (10.67%) Integration Testing
15 8 (10.67%) MS Project
15 8 (10.67%) MS Office
15 8 (10.67%) PL/SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (1.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
2 8 (10.67%) MS Project
2 8 (10.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (9.33%) Summit
3 5 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) QlikView
6 3 (4.00%) MS Access
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.67%) Big Data
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (13.33%) JIRA
2 6 (8.00%) Selenium
2 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 5 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.33%) WatiN
5 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.33%) Grunt
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 4 (5.33%) Legal
3 4 (5.33%) Military
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (58.67%) Analyst
2 27 (36.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (16.00%) Test Manager
4 9 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Process Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Tester
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Junior
8 4 (5.33%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
9 3 (4.00%) UAT Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Testing Manager
9 3 (4.00%) QA Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.67%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) HTML
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) JSON
6 1 (1.33%) WCF
6 1 (1.33%) LINQ
6 1 (1.33%) jQuery
6 1 (1.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Data Integration
1 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) PACS
6 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.67%) NHS
6 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.33%) CRM
4 15 (20.00%) Test Management
5 14 (18.67%) Test Strategy
5 14 (18.67%) Project Management
6 12 (16.00%) Migration
6 12 (16.00%) Data Migration
7 11 (14.67%) V-Model
8 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.67%) Regression Testing
9 8 (10.67%) ITIL
9 8 (10.67%) UML
9 8 (10.67%) System Testing
9 8 (10.67%) Integration Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Programme Management
10 7 (9.33%) Requirements Management
10 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
10 7 (9.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.33%) Java
5 3 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 13 (17.33%) ISEB
3 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) HND
5 1 (1.33%) CCA
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) HL7
3 3 (4.00%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) HP
4 7 (9.33%) Laserfiche
5 5 (6.67%) IBM
6 4 (5.33%) VMware
7 2 (2.67%) Progress
7 2 (2.67%) Symbian
7 2 (2.67%) BEA
7 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.33%) BMC
8 1 (1.33%) Remedy
8 1 (1.33%) Telerik