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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 124 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 0.78% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.99% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 9
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £51,350 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1665 1518 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.87% 78.65% 77.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1233 1201
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 31 October 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
(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
High Wycombe -3 7 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Milton Keynes -11 2 £46,250 +10.31% 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 12 (48.00%) Test Management
5 11 (44.00%) ISEB
6 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Selenium
6 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
7 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (32.00%) XML
7 8 (32.00%) HTML
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (28.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (24.00%) UNIX
9 6 (24.00%) VBScript
9 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Banking
10 5 (20.00%) JMeter
10 5 (20.00%) Java

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (20.00%) JMeter
3 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (12.00%) Grunt
4 3 (12.00%) Subversion
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Automotive
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Test Manager
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) WCF
5 3 (12.00%) LINQ
5 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (12.00%) Sass
6 2 (8.00%) XSL
7 1 (4.00%) JSP
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) E-Learning
2 3 (12.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Test Management
3 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Line Management
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Logistics
9 3 (12.00%) MVC
9 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (12.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) VBScript
5 5 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) VBA
8 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISEB
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) HP
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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