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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 88 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 38 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.17% 0.84% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.03% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 5
Average salary £37,600 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,100 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £49,100 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
1470 1459 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.00% 82.01% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1117 1179
Average salary £45,000 £42,977 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,567 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 18 £33,750 - 4
High Wycombe +4 5 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Aylesbury - 3 £35,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 28 (48.28%) ISEB
2 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (39.66%) Degree
4 14 (24.14%) QA
5 13 (22.41%) Windows
5 13 (22.41%) Scrum
6 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
6 12 (20.69%) Java
6 12 (20.69%) SDLC
7 11 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Web Development
8 9 (15.52%) SQL
8 9 (15.52%) Python
8 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 8 (13.79%) Project Management
9 8 (13.79%) C#
10 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
10 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (12.07%) HTML
10 7 (12.07%) HND
10 7 (12.07%) Perl
10 7 (12.07%) CSS
10 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (12.07%) CCNA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (8.62%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
1 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (6.90%) Selenium
3 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.34%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Test Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Tester
3 12 (20.69%) Software Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Software Tester
5 9 (15.52%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Automation Tester
7 7 (12.07%) Product Manager
7 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Applications Support
8 6 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Manual Test Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) Web Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Web Test Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) CSS
1 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) WCF
3 4 (6.90%) LAMP
4 2 (3.45%) jQuery
4 2 (3.45%) REST
4 2 (3.45%) SOAP
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (1.72%) HTML5
5 1 (1.72%) J2EE
5 1 (1.72%) JMS
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.72%) Velocity
5 1 (1.72%) WSDL
5 1 (1.72%) XSD
5 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) PACS
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Android
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Scrum
3 12 (20.69%) SDLC
3 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
4 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Web Development
5 8 (13.79%) Project Management
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.62%) ITIL
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.62%) UML
8 5 (8.62%) Use Case
9 4 (6.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.52%) Python
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) C#
5 7 (12.07%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
6 1 (1.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (48.28%) ISEB
2 23 (39.66%) Degree
3 11 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (12.07%) CCNA
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.07%) HND
4 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
4 7 (12.07%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.45%) XenApp
1 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
1 2 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Citrix
2 2 (3.45%) HP
2 2 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £44000 Per Annum £20-45K
Posted: 17 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire,...
HMGCC
Salary: £27,709 - £31,437 (with a potential to earn £33,248)
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £40,269 to £45,691 (with a potential to earn £48,322)
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £32,757 to £37,167 (with a potential to earn £39,308)
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £27,709 - £31,437 (with a potential to earn £33,248)
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