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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 104 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 8 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.44% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.57% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 18
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £32,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £33,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
1402 1402 1609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.46% 77.33% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1092 1411
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -2 9 £32,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £35,000 -
Marlow - 1 £22,500 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £27,500 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) ISEB
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
5 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (34.78%) Test Management
7 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
8 6 (26.09%) Banking
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
9 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
9 5 (21.74%) C#
9 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 5 (21.74%) QA
10 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.04%) HP
11 3 (13.04%) B2C
11 3 (13.04%) Windows
11 3 (13.04%) Automotive
11 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (13.04%) Retail

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Automotive
4 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Test Manager
3 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Testing Manager
6 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support
7 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) WCF
1 2 (8.70%) WPF
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) LINQ
2 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Test Management
4 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) B2C
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.04%) Change Control
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.04%) System Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
9 2 (8.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) ISEB
2 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Sage
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