The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 64 99 120
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 51 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.42% 1.82% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.23% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 19
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1237 1887 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.96% 81.94% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1535 1314
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Buckinghamshire region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +31 34 £37,250 -0.66% 3
Aylesbury -10 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Marlow - 5 - -
High Wycombe +2 4 £45,000 -14.28%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.89%) ISEB
3 30 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 30 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 27 (30.00%) Degree
4 27 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 26 (28.89%) Regression Testing
6 24 (26.67%) Selenium
6 24 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (25.56%) Manual Testing
8 21 (23.33%) Integration Testing
9 20 (22.22%) QA
10 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
11 18 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
12 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (18.89%) SQL
12 17 (18.89%) Test Management
13 16 (17.78%) E-Commerce
13 16 (17.78%) SDLC
14 15 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 15 (16.67%) HP
14 15 (16.67%) HP UFT
14 15 (16.67%) Finance
15 14 (15.56%) Scrum
15 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
15 14 (15.56%) V-Model
15 14 (15.56%) Stress Testing
16 12 (13.33%) Data Validation
16 12 (13.33%) Automation Testing
16 12 (13.33%) Validation

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (6.67%) IIS
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) 3G
1 1 (1.11%) 4G
1 1 (1.11%) GPRS
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
1 1 (1.11%) Intranet
1 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Selenium
2 15 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 10 (11.11%) NeoLoad
4 9 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.56%) JIRA
7 4 (4.44%) JMeter
7 4 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Marketing
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (56.67%) Analyst
2 42 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) Test Manager
4 15 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 15 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 14 (15.56%) Software Test Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) Test Leader
7 11 (12.22%) QA Analyst
7 11 (12.22%) QA Test Analyst
8 10 (11.11%) Tester
9 9 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
9 9 (10.00%) Web Analyst
9 9 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
10 8 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) QA Automation Analyst
12 5 (5.56%) Agile Tester
12 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce Tester
12 5 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) .NET
1 3 (3.33%) CSS
1 3 (3.33%) HTML
1 3 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) Fintech
3 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.11%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 27 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 26 (28.89%) Regression Testing
5 23 (25.56%) Manual Testing
6 21 (23.33%) Integration Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Test Management
8 16 (17.78%) E-Commerce
8 16 (17.78%) SDLC
9 15 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 14 (15.56%) Scrum
10 14 (15.56%) Stress Testing
10 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
10 14 (15.56%) V-Model
11 12 (13.33%) Automation Testing
11 12 (13.33%) Data Validation
11 12 (13.33%) Validation
12 11 (12.22%) Black-Box Testing
12 11 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
2 17 (18.89%) SQL
3 6 (6.67%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) C#
4 3 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) Perl
5 1 (1.11%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (38.89%) ISEB
2 30 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 27 (30.00%) Degree
4 24 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) HP
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Borland
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