The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.06% 2.00% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.68% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 12
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,750 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,250 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
970 896 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.10% 74.73% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 710 763 616
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Scripting
Buckinghamshire

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 11 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 22 (46.81%) Java
3 21 (44.68%) QA
4 19 (40.43%) Degree
5 16 (34.04%) ISEB
6 14 (29.79%) Finance
7 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (25.53%) UNIX
8 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
8 11 (23.40%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
10 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
10 9 (19.15%) Selenium
10 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
10 9 (19.15%) Windows
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
11 8 (17.02%) JIRA
11 8 (17.02%) C#
12 7 (14.89%) Oracle
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.89%) BT
13 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
14 5 (10.64%) HTML
14 5 (10.64%) .NET
14 5 (10.64%) Web Services
14 5 (10.64%) XML
14 5 (10.64%) Project Management
15 4 (8.51%) PHPUnit

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (4.26%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Selenium
1 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
2 8 (17.02%) JIRA
3 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (8.51%) PHPUnit
4 4 (8.51%) Behat
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) WinRunner
5 2 (4.26%) QARun
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Business Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) Test Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Software Test Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) QA Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Tester
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Software Tester
8 4 (8.51%) Junior
8 4 (8.51%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Junior Business Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
9 3 (6.38%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Automated Test Engineer
11 1 (2.13%) Agile Business Analyst
11 1 (2.13%) Automation Engineer
11 1 (2.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
1 5 (10.64%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.51%) SOAP
2 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.26%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) UNIX
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
4 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
4 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
4 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.38%) Stress Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Change Control
7 2 (4.26%) System Testing
7 2 (4.26%) BDD
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.26%) TDD
7 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.13%) Workflow
8 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 22 (46.81%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) VB
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 16 (34.04%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (44.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.89%) BT
2 4 (8.51%) Telerik
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Sage
4 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: 25-32k
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 25-32k
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago