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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 65 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 43 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.32% 1.76% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 2.12% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 12
Median salary £38,000 £37,600 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +15.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £49,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
1110 1513 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 85.71% 83.41% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1265 1142
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +34 41 £36,000 +2.85% 2
High Wycombe +5 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Aylesbury - 1 £60,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.84%) Degree
3 27 (34.18%) ISEB
4 26 (32.91%) Test Automation
5 25 (31.65%) ISTQB
5 25 (31.65%) Automated Testing
6 24 (30.38%) SQL
7 23 (29.11%) Automation Testing
8 22 (27.85%) Manual Testing
9 18 (22.78%) QA
10 15 (18.99%) Performance Testing
10 15 (18.99%) Ranorex
10 15 (18.99%) Virtual Team
11 14 (17.72%) Test Scripting
12 13 (16.46%) Selenium
13 12 (15.19%) Finance
14 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
14 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (12.66%) Java
16 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
16 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
17 8 (10.13%) HP
17 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
17 8 (10.13%) Oracle
17 8 (10.13%) Python
17 8 (10.13%) Windows
17 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
17 8 (10.13%) JMeter
17 8 (10.13%) Test Management
17 8 (10.13%) HP Quality Center

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
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.33%) MySQL
2 5 (6.33%) Pentaho
2 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.33%) QlikView
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.06%) OLAP
3 4 (5.06%) OLTP
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Ranorex
2 13 (16.46%) Selenium
3 8 (10.13%) JMeter
4 7 (8.86%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.06%) JIRA
6 4 (5.06%) NeoLoad
6 4 (5.06%) Protractor
6 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (5.06%) VisualVM
7 3 (3.80%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.80%) JBehave
8 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Automotive
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Tester
2 22 (27.85%) Analyst
3 20 (25.32%) Test Analyst
4 15 (18.99%) Automation Tester
5 11 (13.92%) Test Manager
6 8 (10.13%) Agile Tester
7 7 (8.86%) Software Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) QA Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Tester
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Unix Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) J2EE
1 7 (8.86%) WCF
1 7 (8.86%) XML
2 4 (5.06%) HTML
2 4 (5.06%) XML Messaging
3 3 (3.80%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.80%) JMS
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.80%) REST
3 3 (3.80%) SOAP
3 3 (3.80%) Web Services
3 3 (3.80%) WSDL
3 3 (3.80%) XSD
3 3 (3.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Virtual Team
2 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.86%) Clustering
5 5 (6.33%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.80%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.53%) iPad
7 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) Unix
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) Test Automation
3 25 (31.65%) Automated Testing
4 23 (29.11%) Automation Testing
5 22 (27.85%) Manual Testing
6 15 (18.99%) Performance Testing
7 14 (17.72%) Test Scripting
8 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.13%) Test Management
9 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
9 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.86%) Capacity Management
10 7 (8.86%) High Availability
10 7 (8.86%) Regression Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Use Case
11 6 (7.59%) Line Management
11 6 (7.59%) V-Model
12 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
12 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (6.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) Java
3 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.13%) Python
4 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.86%) MATLAB
4 7 (8.86%) Perl
5 3 (3.80%) XQuery
6 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (46.84%) Degree
2 27 (34.18%) ISEB
3 25 (31.65%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.27%) HND
7 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.78%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.86%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) HP
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 7 (8.86%) ANSYS
4 5 (6.33%) Cognos
4 5 (6.33%) Informatica
4 5 (6.33%) Jaspersoft
4 5 (6.33%) Talend
5 4 (5.06%) AppDynamics
5 4 (5.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.27%) Seapine
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life,flexi work
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + lots including flexi working
Posted: 2 days ago