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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 92 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.92% 2.26% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.71% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 24
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £57,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1180 958 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.81% 83.16% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 972 687 710
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Project Management
4 13 (32.50%) ISEB
4 13 (32.50%) V-Model
5 12 (30.00%) SDLC
5 12 (30.00%) Degree
6 11 (27.50%) Programme Management
6 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 11 (27.50%) Data Modelling
7 10 (25.00%) UML
8 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
9 8 (20.00%) Selenium
10 7 (17.50%) HP
10 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (17.50%) Test Management
10 7 (17.50%) QA
11 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Banking
12 5 (12.50%) SQL
12 5 (12.50%) Java
12 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MS Access
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Selenium
2 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Automotive
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Business Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Environment Manager
8 2 (5.00%) UAT Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Test Environment Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Project Management
4 13 (32.50%) V-Model
5 12 (30.00%) SDLC
6 11 (27.50%) Data Modelling
6 11 (27.50%) Programme Management
7 10 (25.00%) UML
8 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.50%) Test Management
10 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
11 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Validation
13 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
13 3 (7.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) ISEB
2 12 (30.00%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) HP
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Symbian
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) BEA
3 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.50%) BMC
4 1 (2.50%) Remedy
4 1 (2.50%) SAP