Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 111 92
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.11% 1.11% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.19% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 40
Milton Keynes median annual salary £34,658 £37,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.33% +12.12% +1.54%
10th Percentile £32,846 £26,300 £27,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £45,675 £39,925
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -4.00% +5.63%

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 1,517 1,599 1,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 93.87% 93.73% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,228 1,216 1,320
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,350 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,225 £66,000 £63,075
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 9 (50.00%) Python
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
2 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Cognizant
2 8 (44.44%) Hyperion
2 8 (44.44%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) Essbase
3 6 (33.33%) QA
3 6 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
4 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 5 (27.78%) ISEB
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Smart View
5 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) ERP
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (22.22%) HFM
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Essbase
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) QA Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Software QA Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Data Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Scenario Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) DRM
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Active Listening
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cognizant
1 8 (44.44%) Hyperion
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft