The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 100 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 34 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.60% 1.25% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.69% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 25
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £26,800 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £49,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1654 1476 1441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.62% 74.06% 75.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1269 1184
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 -3 27 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Gerrards Cross - 4 £25,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £38,500 - 3
Beaconsfield - 2 £38,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 41 (58.57%) SQL
2 27 (38.57%) QA
3 25 (35.71%) ISEB
4 21 (30.00%) Finance
5 20 (28.57%) Java
6 19 (27.14%) Degree
7 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 15 (21.43%) Manual Testing
10 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
10 13 (18.57%) Selenium
11 12 (17.14%) Automated Testing
11 12 (17.14%) C#
12 11 (15.71%) .NET
12 11 (15.71%) Oracle
12 11 (15.71%) UNIX
13 10 (14.29%) Windows
13 10 (14.29%) XML
13 10 (14.29%) HTML
13 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 10 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
14 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
14 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
14 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
14 9 (12.86%) CRM
15 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
15 8 (11.43%) WebDriver
16 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (10.00%) TDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Selenium
2 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.43%) WebDriver
3 7 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (8.57%) Subversion
4 6 (8.57%) JIRA
5 5 (7.14%) PHPUnit
5 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.71%) Behat
6 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.71%) Grunt
6 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (4.29%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.86%) WinRunner
8 2 (2.86%) QARun
9 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (70.00%) Analyst
2 23 (32.86%) Test Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 12 (17.14%) QA Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Tester
7 9 (12.86%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Test Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Software Tester
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Quality Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Test Leader
10 4 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Junior Business Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Junior
11 3 (4.29%) Business Systems Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) .NET
2 10 (14.29%) HTML
2 10 (14.29%) XML
3 6 (8.57%) jQuery
3 6 (8.57%) Web Services
4 5 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 5 (7.14%) SOAP
5 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.71%) CSS
5 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.71%) JSON
5 4 (5.71%) Sass
5 4 (5.71%) Backbone.js
5 4 (5.71%) WCF
5 4 (5.71%) LINQ
6 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) FMCG
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) UNIX
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
4 12 (17.14%) Automated Testing
5 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 10 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
6 9 (12.86%) CRM
7 7 (10.00%) TDD
7 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.57%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.57%) Project Management
8 6 (8.57%) ITIL
9 5 (7.14%) Test Management
9 5 (7.14%) Stress Testing
9 5 (7.14%) System Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Change Control
10 4 (5.71%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Kanban
10 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) SQL
2 20 (28.57%) Java
3 12 (17.14%) C#
4 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.71%) VB
4 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) ISEB
2 19 (27.14%) Degree
3 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) BT
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) Telerik
5 2 (2.86%) Sage
6 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago