The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 107 97
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 20 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.42% 1.12% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.29% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 38
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £40,150 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1240 1547 1713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.13% 87.01% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1221 1298
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,977
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Buckinghamshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 14 £36,000 +3.59% 2
Aylesbury - 4 £50,000 -
High Wycombe +9 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 27 (48.21%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) Finance
3 22 (39.29%) Java
4 21 (37.50%) QA
5 20 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (33.93%) Selenium
7 17 (30.36%) Degree
7 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (26.79%) Regression Testing
10 14 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 14 (25.00%) Coaching
11 12 (21.43%) XML
11 12 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
13 10 (17.86%) Project Management
13 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (17.86%) iPad
13 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
14 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
14 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
14 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
14 9 (16.07%) Retail
14 9 (16.07%) C#
14 9 (16.07%) IntelliJ
15 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
15 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
15 8 (14.29%) .NET
15 8 (14.29%) JIRA

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Base SAS
2 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Selenium
2 9 (16.07%) IntelliJ
2 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.36%) JMeter
4 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Software Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Systems Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Tester
6 5 (8.93%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) QA Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Software Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Software QA Tester
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) XML
2 8 (14.29%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.71%) XSL
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.79%) Pyramid
5 1 (1.79%) SOAP
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (17.86%) iPad
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) Regression Testing
4 14 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 14 (25.00%) Coaching
4 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (17.86%) Project Management
6 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
8 8 (14.29%) QA Automation
9 7 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.93%) Time Management
12 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
12 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
12 4 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) SQL
2 22 (39.29%) Java
3 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
4 9 (16.07%) C#
5 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.71%) Perl
7 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) ISEB
3 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) HND
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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