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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 84 112
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.65% 1.79% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.08% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 31
Median salary £32,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -4.10%  

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 1281 1299 2055
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.16% 86.03% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1072 1597
Median salary £47,000 £44,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% -1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -17 9 £37,500 - 3
Amersham - 8 - -
Aylesbury -3 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 29 (63.04%) QA
2 28 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 24 (52.17%) Selenium
3 24 (52.17%) Finance
4 22 (47.83%) Regression Testing
5 17 (36.96%) Scenario Testing
6 16 (34.78%) iPad
7 15 (32.61%) SQL
8 14 (30.43%) Java
9 12 (26.09%) JIRA
10 11 (23.91%) Functional Testing
11 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
12 9 (19.57%) QA Automation
13 8 (17.39%) Degree
13 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
13 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
14 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
14 7 (15.22%) XML
14 7 (15.22%) Black-Box Testing
15 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
15 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
15 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
15 6 (13.04%) Coaching
15 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
15 6 (13.04%) IntelliJ
16 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
16 5 (10.87%) Validation
16 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree

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 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Selenium
2 12 (26.09%) JIRA
3 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
4 6 (13.04%) IntelliJ
5 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
6 4 (8.70%) JMeter
7 3 (6.52%) Protractor
7 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) QA Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Software Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Quality Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) QA Automation Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Java Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Tester
8 5 (10.87%) JIRA Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) QA Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
10 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
10 3 (6.52%) Web Analyst
10 3 (6.52%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) iPad
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) iPhone
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Test Automation
2 22 (47.83%) Regression Testing
3 17 (36.96%) Scenario Testing
4 11 (23.91%) Functional Testing
5 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (19.57%) QA Automation
7 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Black-Box Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Coaching
9 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.87%) Open Source
10 5 (10.87%) Validation
11 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (6.52%) Defect Management
12 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
13 2 (4.35%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.52%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.70%) ISEB
4 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) HND
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (63.04%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) HP
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