Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 128 109
Rank change year-on-year -3 -19 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 44 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.93% 1.54% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.72% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 62
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,875 £30,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,125
South East median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -3.61%

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 2,285 2,563 2,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.91% 89.87% 88.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 2,023 2,278
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 20 September 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 20 September 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 12 £47,500 +15.15% 3
High Wycombe -5 7 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) JIRA
3 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
4 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 10 (41.67%) SDLC
5 9 (37.50%) Selenium
5 9 (37.50%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (33.33%) C#
6 8 (33.33%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) Cognizant
6 8 (33.33%) Hyperion
6 8 (33.33%) QA
6 8 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (29.17%) REST
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Bourne shell
7 7 (29.17%) Confluence
7 7 (29.17%) ISEB
7 7 (29.17%) Delphi
7 7 (29.17%) SOAP
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) Essbase
8 6 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (20.83%) Microservices

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 (29.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (16.67%) HFM
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Essbase
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) JIRA
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.67%) Robot Framework
4 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.50%) LabVIEW
6 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) QA Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Data Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) RF Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) RF Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior RF Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) REST
2 7 (29.17%) SOAP
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
4 10 (41.67%) SDLC
5 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (20.83%) Microservices
9 4 (16.67%) DRM
9 4 (16.67%) ERP
9 4 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (16.67%) User Stories
10 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Scrum
11 2 (8.33%) Active Listening
11 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) Bourne shell
3 7 (29.17%) Delphi
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cognizant
1 8 (33.33%) Hyperion
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft