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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 64 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 26 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.45% 2.69% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 3.49% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 15
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,350 £37,500
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
872 717 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.26% 77.26% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 623 618 565
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (42.00%) SQL
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) ISEB
2 19 (38.00%) Manual Testing
3 18 (36.00%) Java
4 17 (34.00%) Finance
5 16 (32.00%) QA
6 14 (28.00%) C#
7 13 (26.00%) Windows
8 12 (24.00%) Degree
9 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
9 11 (22.00%) Oracle
10 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.00%) Web Services
11 9 (18.00%) XML
11 9 (18.00%) UNIX
11 9 (18.00%) HTML
11 9 (18.00%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
13 7 (14.00%) PHPUnit
14 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
14 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
14 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
15 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
15 5 (10.00%) TDD
15 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Project
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (14.00%) PHPUnit
3 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.00%) Behat
5 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.00%) WinRunner
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) QARun
6 2 (4.00%) Selenium
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Military
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Analyst
2 19 (38.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Business Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Junior Business Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Automated Test Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) HTML
1 9 (18.00%) Web Services
1 9 (18.00%) XML
2 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
3 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Manual Testing
3 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (10.00%) System Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 3 (6.00%) UML
9 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.00%) Validation
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 18 (36.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) PHP
5 4 (8.00%) VB
6 3 (6.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) ISEB
2 12 (24.00%) Degree
3 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Telerik
4 2 (4.00%) Sage
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
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