Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 145 106
Rank change year-on-year +26 -39 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 20 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 0.69% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.77% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 66
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £32,350 £26,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £49,375
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 1,976 2,586 2,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.57% 88.93% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,562 2,040 2,210
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,941 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.39% -
10th Percentile £27,025 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £65,000
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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +23 22 £45,000 +29.84% 4
High Wycombe - 1 £44,000 - 2
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (68.00%) QA
2 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (60.00%) Selenium
4 11 (44.00%) C#
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
8 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
8 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
9 5 (20.00%) ISEB
9 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (20.00%) Validation
9 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 5 (20.00%) Marketing
9 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Workload Management
10 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (16.00%) V-Model
10 4 (16.00%) APMP
10 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
10 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
10 4 (16.00%) People Management
10 4 (16.00%) Fintech
10 4 (16.00%) Programme Management

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 (12.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) QualityStage
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.00%) Protractor
5 1 (4.00%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Advertising
2 3 (12.00%) Publishing
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Programmer
8 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 2 (8.00%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Fintech
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
3 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (20.00%) Validation
5 4 (16.00%) DSDM
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) People Management
5 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.00%) RAD
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (16.00%) V-Model
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (4.00%) Delphi
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.00%) APMP
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cognizant
1 4 (16.00%) IBM
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore