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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 111 116 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.79% 0.75% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.96% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 31
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £31,450 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £40,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
1643 1667 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.14% 77.97% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1300 1359
Average salary £42,977 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 7 £32,750 -6.42% 5
High Wycombe - 7 £50,000 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 16 (59.26%) ISEB
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) HP
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 6 (22.22%) QA
9 5 (18.52%) Test Management
9 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 5 (18.52%) C#
9 5 (18.52%) B2C
9 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) Retail
9 5 (18.52%) Automotive
9 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
10 4 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
10 4 (14.81%) Coaching
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
11 3 (11.11%) WPF
11 3 (11.11%) Use Case

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.70%) Grunt
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Automotive
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Testing Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) WPF
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) LINQ
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Test Management
5 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) B2C
5 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) ISEB
2 11 (40.74%) Degree
3 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) HND
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Sage
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £25,513 to £30,434 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 44 - 50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45 - 58k
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clearview Traffic Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum +pension & 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago