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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 93 66 84
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.05% 2.04% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.49% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 22
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £57,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
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
1263 1003 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.20% 81.74% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 751 866
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Project Management
4 13 (37.14%) V-Model
5 11 (31.43%) Degree
5 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
5 11 (31.43%) Programme Management
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) UML
6 10 (28.57%) SDLC
7 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
8 8 (22.86%) ISEB
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (17.14%) QA
11 5 (14.29%) HP
11 5 (14.29%) Banking
11 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
12 4 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Selenium
12 4 (11.43%) Test Management
12 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
12 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.57%) Symbian
13 3 (8.57%) MS Access
13 3 (8.57%) Java
13 3 (8.57%) BEA
13 3 (8.57%) Bugzilla

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (2.86%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Bugzilla
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Automotive
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 13 (37.14%) Business Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Business Process Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Process Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) UAT Manager
7 3 (8.57%) UAT Test Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Testing Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Test Environment Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Project Management
4 13 (37.14%) V-Model
5 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
5 11 (31.43%) Programme Management
6 10 (28.57%) UML
6 10 (28.57%) SDLC
7 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
8 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Test Management
9 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Release Management
10 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) Change Management
10 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Symbian
3 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
3 3 (8.57%) BEA
4 1 (2.86%) BMC
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
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