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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 73 75 81
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.85% 1.78% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.94% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 15
Median salary £37,500 £34,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.91% +15.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £44,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 787 928 1008
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 90.77% 91.79% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 634 741 766
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 21 (60.00%) QA
3 18 (51.43%) Degree
3 18 (51.43%) Selenium
4 16 (45.71%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) Regression Testing
7 12 (34.29%) Finance
8 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
9 9 (25.71%) IntelliJ
9 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
9 9 (25.71%) iPad
9 9 (25.71%) WebDriver
10 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
10 8 (22.86%) JIRA
10 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
10 8 (22.86%) QA Automation
11 7 (20.00%) ISEB
11 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Android
12 6 (17.14%) iPhone
12 6 (17.14%) XML
12 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
13 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
14 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
14 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
15 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
15 3 (8.57%) Time Management

Test Scripting
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Base SAS
1 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Selenium
2 9 (25.71%) IntelliJ
2 9 (25.71%) WebDriver
3 8 (22.86%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) JMeter
4 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) QA Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Test Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Java Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 5 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 4 (11.43%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) XML Messaging
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.86%) Pyramid
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) iPad
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) iPhone
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Regression Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.86%) QA Automation
5 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
6 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
8 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
9 3 (8.57%) OOP
9 3 (8.57%) Open Source
9 3 (8.57%) Scrum
9 3 (8.57%) Time Management
9 3 (8.57%) Validation
10 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle