The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 117 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 24 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.06% 1.33% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.70% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 17
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,650 £107,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1755 1525 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.38% 77.97% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1359 1230
Average salary £41,250 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Software Testing
South East

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 19 £35,000 +12.90%
High Wycombe -5 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 30 (90.91%) ISEB
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 13 (39.39%) QA
5 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
7 9 (27.27%) Degree
7 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Change Control
8 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 8 (24.24%) .NET
8 8 (24.24%) C#
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) VMware
9 7 (21.21%) Retail
9 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (21.21%) V-Model
9 7 (21.21%) Stress Testing
10 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Scrum
10 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (15.15%) Banking
12 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
12 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Test Management
12 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.06%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 17 (51.52%) Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Tester
4 7 (21.21%) Software Test Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) QA Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Test Manager
6 5 (15.15%) Software Tester
7 4 (12.12%) Senior QA Analyst
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Tester
7 4 (12.12%) Network Manager
7 4 (12.12%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Tester
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Performance Tester
9 2 (6.06%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Senior QA Test Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
9 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
2 2 (6.06%) EMV
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Change Control
3 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
4 7 (21.21%) V-Model
4 7 (21.21%) Stress Testing
5 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Test Management
6 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Testing
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) UML
7 2 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) ISEB
2 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
3 9 (27.27%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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