The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 96 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.28% 2.28% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.76% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 26
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1189 941 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.75% 82.62% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 961 671 613
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Project Management
3 16 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (34.88%) ISEB
5 13 (30.23%) Finance
6 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
6 12 (27.91%) V-Model
6 12 (27.91%) SDLC
7 11 (25.58%) Programme Management
7 11 (25.58%) Degree
7 11 (25.58%) SQL
8 10 (23.26%) UML
9 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
10 8 (18.60%) Test Management
10 8 (18.60%) Selenium
10 8 (18.60%) HP
11 7 (16.28%) QA
11 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
11 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
12 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
12 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
13 5 (11.63%) JIRA
13 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
13 5 (11.63%) Automotive
13 5 (11.63%) Java
13 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
14 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (9.30%) System Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (4.65%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Selenium
2 5 (11.63%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
4 3 (6.98%) JMeter
4 3 (6.98%) Bugzilla
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Automotive
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Test Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Business Process Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Process Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Software Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) LAMP
2 2 (4.65%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.33%) Symfony
3 1 (2.33%) Laravel
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) UNIX
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Project Management
3 16 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
4 12 (27.91%) V-Model
4 12 (27.91%) SDLC
5 11 (25.58%) Programme Management
6 10 (23.26%) UML
7 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
8 8 (18.60%) Test Management
9 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
11 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
11 4 (9.30%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Change Management
11 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) ISEB
2 11 (25.58%) Degree
3 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) HP
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Symbian
3 3 (6.98%) BEA
3 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) Zend
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 4 days ago