Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 86 104
Rank change year-on-year -25 +18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.94% 2.36% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.64% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 44 40
Milton Keynes median annual salary £34,658 £30,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -7.58% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £42,350 £40,375
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% -9.09%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,438 1,477 2,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 90.27% 89.19% 88.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,103 1,281 1,686
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (60.00%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 7 (46.67%) ISEB
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) Automotive
6 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (46.67%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) White Clarke
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft