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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 78 63 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +38
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.03% 2.22% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.82% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 8
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £32,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £47,500 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
862 816 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.71% 78.84% 86.13%
Number of salaries quoted 659 663 884
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) ISEB
4 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (26.47%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (26.47%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
6 8 (23.53%) Validation
6 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
6 8 (23.53%) Logistics
6 8 (23.53%) Supply Chain Management
6 8 (23.53%) MS Project
6 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 8 (23.53%) UML
6 8 (23.53%) V-Model
6 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (23.53%) Test Planning
7 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
7 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.59%) MS Office
7 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
7 7 (20.59%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.94%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Project
2 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
3 5 (14.71%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (14.71%) LoadRunner
4 4 (11.76%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) Selenium
6 2 (5.88%) PHPUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.94%) TestNG
7 1 (2.94%) WatiN
7 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Military
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Analyst
2 18 (52.94%) Test Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) UML Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Tester
5 6 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Business Process Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Process Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.76%) XML
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
3 8 (23.53%) Validation
3 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
3 8 (23.53%) Logistics
3 8 (23.53%) Supply Chain Management
3 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 8 (23.53%) UML
3 8 (23.53%) V-Model
3 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 8 (23.53%) Test Planning
4 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Supplier Management
5 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) VBScript
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) ISEB
3 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
4 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) IBM
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Telerik
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