Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 99 126
Rank change year-on-year -39 +27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 32 84 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.11% 2.68% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 3.14% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 84 95
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £33,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.78% -5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2465 2678 3704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.21% 85.48% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1959 2254 2972
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -21 21 £42,500 +28.79% 1
Aylesbury +3 9 £37,500 +7.14%
High Wycombe -1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Marlow -17 1 £47,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (53.13%) Selenium
3 15 (46.88%) QA
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (25.00%) JIRA
6 8 (25.00%) Java
6 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.00%) iPad
7 7 (21.88%) Black-Box Testing
7 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 6 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
9 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (15.63%) ISEB
10 4 (12.50%) SQL
10 4 (12.50%) User Stories
10 4 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
10 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
11 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
11 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
11 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) JIRA
3 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
5 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.25%) JMeter
6 2 (6.25%) Protractor
7 1 (3.13%) JUnit
7 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) QA Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) QA Automation Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 4 (12.50%) QA Leader
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
8 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
9 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) iPad
2 6 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Black-Box Testing
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (12.50%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Validation
9 2 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (6.25%) Coaching
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
1 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) HP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft