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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 79 75 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.85% 1.74% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.24% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 11
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £29,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1128 1025 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.49% 77.71% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 853 828 947
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 £30,300 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 17 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Degree
3 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (35.14%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Project Management
5 11 (29.73%) V-Model
6 10 (27.03%) ISEB
7 8 (21.62%) HP
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.62%) UML
7 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
8 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) QA
8 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
8 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.92%) Validation
8 7 (18.92%) Programme Management
9 6 (16.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (16.22%) SQL
9 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (16.22%) Logistics
10 5 (13.51%) Supply Chain Management
10 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
10 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MS Access
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
2 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) WatiN
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 4 (10.81%) Military
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Analyst
2 22 (59.46%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Business Process Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Process Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) UAT Test Manager
7 3 (8.11%) UAT Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Testing Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Business Process Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.70%) Test Environment Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (29.73%) V-Model
3 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) UML
5 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
5 7 (18.92%) Validation
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.92%) Programme Management
6 6 (16.22%) Logistics
7 5 (13.51%) Supply Chain Management
7 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
7 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
7 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
8 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 10 (27.03%) ISEB
3 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
4 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) HND
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) HP
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Symbian
5 2 (5.41%) BEA
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) BMC
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Telerik