Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 91 115
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 -25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 43 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.26% 2.57% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.89% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 54
Milton Keynes median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.79% +0.76% +0.77%
10th Percentile £26,875 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,350 £46,575
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.78% -5.00% -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 1512 1486 2339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 90.54% 88.82% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1296 1933
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,850
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) Selenium
3 8 (38.10%) QA
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) User Stories
7 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
7 4 (19.05%) ISEB
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
8 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
8 3 (14.29%) Validation
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
9 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
9 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing

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 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
5 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.52%) JMeter
6 2 (9.52%) Protractor
7 1 (4.76%) JUnit
7 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) QA Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 6 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (19.05%) ISEB
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft