Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 138 105
Rank change year-on-year +2 -33 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 35 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.71% 1.21% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.34% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 84
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% +12.78% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,700 £27,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £57,500 £48,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 2,269 2,608 2,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.86% 89.99% 88.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,892 2,090 2,333
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,225 £65,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +4 14 £47,500 +11.76% 7
High Wycombe -9 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Selenium
4 8 (44.44%) JIRA
5 7 (38.89%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) C#
5 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
6 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (27.78%) Marketing
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 4 (22.22%) User Stories
8 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 4 (22.22%) Cognizant
8 4 (22.22%) Hyperion
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (16.67%) Python
9 3 (16.67%) ISEB
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS

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 3 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (11.11%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Essbase
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) JIRA
3 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
4 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket
4 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (5.56%) Robot Framework
7 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Testing Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) DRM
8 2 (11.11%) ERP
8 2 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Management
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Bourne shell
3 3 (16.67%) Delphi
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cognizant
1 4 (22.22%) Hyperion
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft