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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 115 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.84% 0.80% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.08% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 18
Average salary £29,000 £28,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% -32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,700 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1662 1478 1455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.95% 73.97% 75.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1270 1196
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,650 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Milton Keynes -12 13 £35,000 +23.89% 1
Gerrards Cross - 4 £25,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £28,000 - 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) ISEB
3 20 (46.51%) QA
4 18 (41.86%) C#
4 18 (41.86%) .NET
5 13 (30.23%) HTML
5 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
5 13 (30.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (27.91%) Manual Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Selenium
7 11 (25.58%) Degree
7 11 (25.58%) Finance
8 10 (23.26%) XML
8 10 (23.26%) Test Management
8 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
8 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.93%) TDD
10 8 (18.60%) jQuery
10 8 (18.60%) CSS
10 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
11 7 (16.28%) Java
11 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (16.28%) Scrum
11 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
12 6 (13.95%) Retail
12 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (9.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Selenium
2 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (11.63%) JMeter
4 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
5 4 (9.30%) Grunt
5 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (6.98%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
2 21 (48.84%) Test Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) QA Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) Test Manager
5 9 (20.93%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (13.95%) Tester
7 6 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) Senior QA Analyst
9 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (9.30%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Network Manager
9 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
9 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 10 (23.26%) XML
4 8 (18.60%) CSS
4 8 (18.60%) jQuery
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.30%) Backbone.js
6 4 (9.30%) Sass
6 4 (9.30%) JSON
6 4 (9.30%) WCF
6 4 (9.30%) LINQ
7 2 (4.65%) XSL
8 1 (2.33%) JSP
8 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) E-Learning
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.30%) FMCG
1 4 (9.30%) EPoS
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) EMV
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
2 12 (27.91%) Manual Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Test Management
3 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) V-Model
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) BDD
7 5 (11.63%) Change Control
7 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Stress Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) C#
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) Java
5 5 (11.63%) VBScript
6 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) ISEB
2 13 (30.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (25.58%) Degree
4 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
5 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (46.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
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