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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 68 91 105
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 38 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.76% 1.96% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.30% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 13
Median salary £38,000 £37,700 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.79% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1189 1480 1501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 86.35% 85.30% 83.34%
Number of salaries quoted 974 1235 1156
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,567
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +35 38 £38,000 +12.59% 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) Degree
3 28 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 27 (35.53%) SQL
4 27 (35.53%) ISEB
5 25 (32.89%) ISTQB
5 25 (32.89%) Test Automation
6 22 (28.95%) Automation Testing
6 22 (28.95%) QA
7 19 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 17 (22.37%) Performance Testing
9 15 (19.74%) Ranorex
9 15 (19.74%) Virtual Team
10 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.79%) Test Scripting
11 12 (15.79%) Selenium
11 12 (15.79%) Finance
11 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
12 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.16%) Java
13 10 (13.16%) Windows
14 9 (11.84%) Oracle
14 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
14 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.84%) Line Management
15 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
16 7 (9.21%) J2EE
16 7 (9.21%) XML
17 6 (7.89%) JMeter
17 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 3 (3.95%) IIS
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.89%) MySQL
2 6 (7.89%) Pentaho
2 6 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.89%) QlikView
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.26%) OLAP
3 4 (5.26%) OLTP
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Ranorex
2 12 (15.79%) Selenium
3 6 (7.89%) JMeter
3 6 (7.89%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (6.58%) LoadRunner
5 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.26%) NeoLoad
5 4 (5.26%) Protractor
5 4 (5.26%) VisualVM
6 3 (3.95%) JBehave
6 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.95%) JIRA
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Automotive
3 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Tester
2 20 (26.32%) Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) Test Analyst
4 15 (19.74%) Automation Tester
5 10 (13.16%) Test Manager
6 8 (10.53%) Agile Tester
7 7 (9.21%) QA Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Lead Test Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Tester
9 5 (6.58%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Unix Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) J2EE
1 7 (9.21%) XML
2 6 (7.89%) WCF
3 4 (5.26%) HTML
3 4 (5.26%) XML Messaging
4 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.95%) JMS
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.95%) REST
4 3 (3.95%) SOAP
4 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 3 (3.95%) WSDL
4 3 (3.95%) XSD
4 3 (3.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Virtual Team
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Clustering
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.58%) Smartcard
5 3 (3.95%) iPad
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Unix
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Automated Testing
3 25 (32.89%) Test Automation
4 22 (28.95%) Automation Testing
5 19 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 17 (22.37%) Performance Testing
7 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
8 12 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 9 (11.84%) Line Management
10 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.89%) Capacity Management
10 6 (7.89%) Data Integration
10 6 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (7.89%) ETL
10 6 (7.89%) High Availability
10 6 (7.89%) Use Case
10 6 (7.89%) User Stories
10 6 (7.89%) Visualisation
10 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) Java
3 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.89%) MATLAB
4 6 (7.89%) Perl
4 6 (7.89%) Python
5 3 (3.95%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 32 (42.11%) Degree
2 27 (35.53%) ISEB
3 25 (32.89%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CCNA
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.32%) HND
8 1 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) ANSYS
2 6 (7.89%) Cognos
2 6 (7.89%) Informatica
2 6 (7.89%) Jaspersoft
2 6 (7.89%) Talend
3 5 (6.58%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Seapine
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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