Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 99 109
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.01% 1.53% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.65% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 34
Milton Keynes median annual salary £34,658 £36,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.05% +0.69% +5.07%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £35,238 £41,050 £39,275
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £41,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +24.24% -5.71% -2.78%

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 1,475 1,576 1,793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 92.71% 92.49% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 1,261 1,464
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 10 (62.50%) JIRA
2 10 (62.50%) ISEB
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) QA
4 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (43.75%) Test Planning
5 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
5 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
5 7 (43.75%) Perl
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (31.25%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Smart View
8 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (25.00%) Cognizant
8 4 (25.00%) Hyperion
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (25.00%) Essbase
8 4 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
8 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) Automotive

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 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) HFM
1 2 (12.50%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Essbase
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Smart View
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) QA Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Software QA Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Software Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Testing Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 7 (43.75%) Test Planning
3 5 (31.25%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Active Listening
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) DRM
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 10 (62.50%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cognizant
1 4 (25.00%) Hyperion
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) White Clarke
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft