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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 85 93 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.95% 1.67% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.13% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 15
Average salary £35,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £37,500 £45,000
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
1510 1456 1669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.48% 78.58% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1107 1446
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -9 18 £33,500 +0.75% 3
High Wycombe +15 14 £40,000 +17.64%
Beaconsfield - 5 £40,000 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (53.95%) SQL
2 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
3 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
3 23 (30.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (27.63%) .NET
4 21 (27.63%) ISEB
5 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
5 18 (23.68%) Business Analysis
6 17 (22.37%) Oracle
7 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
7 14 (18.42%) Finance
7 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (17.11%) ISTQB
8 13 (17.11%) Degree
8 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (15.79%) Client/Server
9 12 (15.79%) Migration
9 12 (15.79%) Scrum
9 12 (15.79%) Data Migration
9 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database
10 11 (14.47%) C#
10 11 (14.47%) CRM
10 11 (14.47%) Change Management
10 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (13.16%) Java
11 10 (13.16%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (1.32%) Apache
1 1 (1.32%) CMS
1 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.32%) WordPress
1 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 8 (10.53%) MS Project
2 8 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.53%) QlikView
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.89%) Selenium
4 5 (6.58%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.58%) JIRA
4 5 (6.58%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (5.26%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.32%) TestNG
8 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.32%) WatiN
8 1 (1.32%) Subversion
8 1 (1.32%) JUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Behat
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Legal
2 7 (9.21%) Military
2 7 (9.21%) Billing
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Analyst
2 23 (30.26%) Test Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Developer
4 14 (18.42%) SQL Developer
5 13 (17.11%) Test Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Tester
7 10 (13.16%) Junior
7 10 (13.16%) Junior Developer
8 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
8 9 (11.84%) Software Test Analyst
9 8 (10.53%) Software Tester
10 7 (9.21%) Graduate
10 7 (9.21%) UML Business Analyst
10 7 (9.21%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (9.21%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) QA Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) SQL Database Developer
12 2 (2.63%) Database Developer
12 2 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) .NET
2 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (10.53%) XML
5 7 (9.21%) HTML
5 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.58%) Web Services
7 4 (5.26%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.95%) SOAP
9 2 (2.63%) CSS
10 1 (1.32%) Flash
10 1 (1.32%) RSS
10 1 (1.32%) XML-RPC
10 1 (1.32%) Ajax
10 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.32%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (1.32%) jQuery
10 1 (1.32%) HTML5
10 1 (1.32%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) PACS
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Open Source
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) UNIX
2 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Business Analysis
3 14 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 12 (15.79%) Scrum
4 12 (15.79%) Migration
5 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (14.47%) CRM
5 11 (14.47%) Change Management
6 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.16%) Manual Testing
7 9 (11.84%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 8 (10.53%) Logistics
8 8 (10.53%) Supply Chain Management
8 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.53%) Validation
8 8 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.95%) SQL
2 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 11 (14.47%) C#
4 10 (13.16%) Java
5 4 (5.26%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) VBScript
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.32%) PHP5
8 1 (1.32%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) ISEB
2 13 (17.11%) ISTQB
2 13 (17.11%) Degree
3 8 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) HL7
3 2 (2.63%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) cPanel
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.37%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) IBM
3 5 (6.58%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Telerik
6 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
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Salary: 33-35k
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Real Staffing
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Posted: 11 days ago