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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 71 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.33% 2.09% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.81% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 13
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 £26,400 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,500 £43,700
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
942 818 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.42% 74.23% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 689 701 601
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 28 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) QA
3 18 (38.30%) ISEB
4 15 (31.91%) Degree
5 14 (29.79%) Finance
6 11 (23.40%) UNIX
6 11 (23.40%) Manual Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Windows
7 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
8 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
8 9 (19.15%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
9 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
9 8 (17.02%) Oracle
9 8 (17.02%) C#
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.89%) Selenium
11 6 (12.77%) JIRA
11 6 (12.77%) Web Services
11 6 (12.77%) XML
11 6 (12.77%) HTML
11 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
11 6 (12.77%) Project Management
12 5 (10.64%) BT
12 5 (10.64%) SOAP
12 5 (10.64%) .NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
2 7 (14.89%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) JIRA
3 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (10.64%) PHPUnit
5 4 (8.51%) Behat
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.26%) QARun
6 2 (4.26%) WinRunner
6 2 (4.26%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Test Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) Business Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Software Test Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Software Tester
6 5 (10.64%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.51%) Junior
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Junior Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Automated Test Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Tester
9 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
1 6 (12.77%) XML
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) SOAP
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) Gherkin
3 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) UNIX
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Manual Testing
2 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
3 9 (19.15%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.38%) TDD
6 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.38%) Stress Testing
6 3 (6.38%) System Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Change Control
6 3 (6.38%) BDD
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Workflow
8 1 (2.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) VB
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) ISEB
2 15 (31.91%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) BT
4 4 (8.51%) Telerik
5 2 (4.26%) Sage
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago