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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 70 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 46 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.91% 1.06% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 1.28% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 24
Median salary £36,250 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £28,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1360 1872 1830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 86.08% 82.80% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 1411 1404
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +32 21 £37,750 +7.85% 3
Aylesbury - 11 £35,000 -
High Wycombe +1 5 £33,000 -35.60%
Marlow - 4 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) ISEB
3 26 (32.91%) Degree
4 25 (31.65%) Regression Testing
5 23 (29.11%) Functional Testing
6 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
7 18 (22.78%) ISTQB
7 18 (22.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (20.25%) Selenium
8 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
8 16 (20.25%) SQL
9 15 (18.99%) QA
9 15 (18.99%) Integration Testing
10 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (16.46%) Manual Testing
11 13 (16.46%) Java
11 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (16.46%) SDLC
12 12 (15.19%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (15.19%) Test Management
13 11 (13.92%) Stress Testing
13 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
13 11 (13.92%) Scrum
14 10 (12.66%) Finance
14 10 (12.66%) Validation
14 10 (12.66%) Windows
14 10 (12.66%) Data Validation
15 9 (11.39%) Web Development

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 4 (5.06%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) 3G
1 1 (1.27%) 4G
1 1 (1.27%) GPRS
1 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Selenium
2 8 (10.13%) HP UFT
2 8 (10.13%) NeoLoad
3 7 (8.86%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) JMeter
5 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Marketing
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Analyst
2 32 (40.51%) Test Analyst
3 16 (20.25%) Software Analyst
4 14 (17.72%) Software Test Analyst
5 13 (16.46%) Test Manager
6 12 (15.19%) Agile Test Analyst
6 12 (15.19%) Tester
7 9 (11.39%) Manual Test Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) QA Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) QA Test Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) Web Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) Web Test Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Business Systems Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
9 7 (8.86%) Software Tester
10 6 (7.59%) Applications Support
10 6 (7.59%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) CSS
1 7 (8.86%) HTML
2 4 (5.06%) WCF
3 1 (1.27%) jQuery
3 1 (1.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Fintech
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) PACS
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Android
3 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Regression Testing
3 23 (29.11%) Functional Testing
4 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
5 15 (18.99%) Integration Testing
6 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (16.46%) Manual Testing
7 13 (16.46%) SDLC
8 12 (15.19%) Test Management
9 11 (13.92%) Scrum
9 11 (13.92%) Stress Testing
9 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.66%) Data Validation
10 10 (12.66%) Validation
11 9 (11.39%) Black-Box Testing
11 9 (11.39%) Web Development
12 8 (10.13%) UML
12 8 (10.13%) Use Case
12 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
13 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.25%) SQL
3 13 (16.46%) Java
4 5 (6.33%) C#
5 4 (5.06%) Perl
5 4 (5.06%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) ISEB
2 26 (32.91%) Degree
3 18 (22.78%) ISTQB
3 18 (22.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CCNA
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) HND
5 2 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) HP
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
HFG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago