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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 68 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 28 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.45% 2.63% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 3.56% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 12
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £39,750
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
923 675 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.75% 74.01% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 661 586 553
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (46.67%) ISEB
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) Finance
5 15 (33.33%) QA
6 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Windows
8 11 (24.44%) Oracle
8 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
9 10 (22.22%) Degree
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 10 (22.22%) C#
9 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (20.00%) HTML
10 9 (20.00%) Web Services
10 9 (20.00%) XML
10 9 (20.00%) UNIX
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
12 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
13 6 (13.33%) .NET
13 6 (13.33%) PHPUnit
13 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
14 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
14 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
14 5 (11.11%) SOAP
14 5 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (4.44%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.33%) PHPUnit
3 5 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (8.89%) Behat
5 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.44%) Subversion
6 2 (4.44%) JIRA
6 2 (4.44%) QARun
6 2 (4.44%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.44%) WinRunner
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
2 2 (4.44%) Military
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Analyst
2 19 (42.22%) Test Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) Software Test Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Tester
6 6 (13.33%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Junior
7 4 (8.89%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Junior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Automated Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) HTML
1 9 (20.00%) Web Services
1 9 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.11%) SOAP
3 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
2 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
3 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) BDD
8 3 (6.67%) System Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Stress Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Change Control
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.44%) Logistics
9 2 (4.44%) Supply Chain Management
9 2 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) PHP
4 4 (8.89%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) ISEB
2 10 (22.22%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Telerik
4 2 (4.44%) Sage
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
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