Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 130 119
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 31 44 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 1.50% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.67% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 59
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £34,079 £28,200 £30,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £47,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% -9.41%

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 2,511 2,628 2,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.80% 89.57% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,068 2,103 2,312
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,525
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +1 18 £34,658 -7.58% 7
High Wycombe +4 7 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 19 (61.29%) JIRA
2 17 (54.84%) ISTQB
3 15 (48.39%) Python
3 15 (48.39%) QA
3 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
4 14 (45.16%) ISEB
5 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
7 10 (32.26%) SDLC
8 9 (29.03%) Selenium
9 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
9 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
9 8 (25.81%) Defect Management
9 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
9 8 (25.81%) .NET
9 8 (25.81%) C#
10 7 (22.58%) Delphi
10 7 (22.58%) Perl
10 7 (22.58%) SOAP
10 7 (22.58%) Web Services
10 7 (22.58%) Agile Testing
10 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
10 7 (22.58%) Bourne shell
10 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
10 7 (22.58%) Confluence
10 7 (22.58%) REST
11 6 (19.35%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle
11 6 (19.35%) Cognizant
11 6 (19.35%) Hyperion

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 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.90%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (9.68%) HFM
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Essbase
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Smart View
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) JIRA
2 9 (29.03%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.90%) Bitbucket
4 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.90%) LabVIEW
4 4 (12.90%) Robot Framework
4 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.90%) Automotive
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Tester
2 7 (22.58%) QA Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) QA Tester
2 7 (22.58%) Software QA Tester
2 7 (22.58%) Software Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) RF Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) RF Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior RF Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Data Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) REST
2 7 (22.58%) SOAP
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
4 10 (32.26%) SDLC
5 8 (25.81%) Defect Management
5 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
5 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
6 7 (22.58%) Agile Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Microservices
8 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (12.90%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (12.90%) User Stories
10 3 (9.68%) DRM
10 3 (9.68%) ERP
10 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Scrum
11 2 (6.45%) Active Listening
11 2 (6.45%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
3 7 (22.58%) Bourne shell
3 7 (22.58%) Delphi
3 7 (22.58%) Perl
3 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) C++
5 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) ISTQB
2 14 (45.16%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Cognizant
1 6 (19.35%) Hyperion
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft