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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 87 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 34 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.21% 1.39% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.69% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 12
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1301 1719 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.43% 82.13% 81.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1362 1300
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +26 28 £35,000 -2.77% 2
High Wycombe +11 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Aylesbury -5 2 £47,500 +86.27%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) Degree
3 32 (43.84%) ISEB
4 24 (32.88%) ISTQB
5 23 (31.51%) Test Scripting
6 18 (24.66%) Manual Testing
6 18 (24.66%) Test Automation
6 18 (24.66%) Automation Testing
7 17 (23.29%) SQL
8 15 (20.55%) Automated Testing
9 13 (17.81%) Finance
9 13 (17.81%) HP
9 13 (17.81%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (17.81%) Waterfall
10 12 (16.44%) QA
10 12 (16.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (15.07%) Virtual Team
11 11 (15.07%) Selenium
11 11 (15.07%) Test Management
11 11 (15.07%) V-Model
12 10 (13.70%) Ranorex
13 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
13 9 (12.33%) HP UFT
14 8 (10.96%) Regression Testing
14 8 (10.96%) Python
14 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
14 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
15 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
15 7 (9.59%) Functional Testing
15 7 (9.59%) High Availability

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 6 (8.22%) IIS
1 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Selenium
2 10 (13.70%) Ranorex
3 9 (12.33%) HP UFT
4 7 (9.59%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.85%) JMeter
5 5 (6.85%) NeoLoad
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.74%) JIRA
7 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.37%) Protractor
8 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.37%) VisualVM
8 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Analyst
2 25 (34.25%) Test Analyst
3 18 (24.66%) Tester
4 11 (15.07%) Test Manager
5 10 (13.70%) Automation Tester
5 10 (13.70%) Software Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) QA Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Unix Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) WCF
2 4 (5.48%) J2EE
2 4 (5.48%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) Entity Framework
3 3 (4.11%) JMS
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.11%) REST
3 3 (4.11%) SOAP
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) WSDL
3 3 (4.11%) XSD
3 3 (4.11%) XSLT
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Virtual Team
2 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.59%) Clustering
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.85%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
1 7 (9.59%) Unix
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) Test Scripting
3 18 (24.66%) Automation Testing
3 18 (24.66%) Manual Testing
3 18 (24.66%) Test Automation
4 15 (20.55%) Automated Testing
5 13 (17.81%) Waterfall
6 11 (15.07%) Test Management
6 11 (15.07%) V-Model
7 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
7 8 (10.96%) Regression Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Capacity Management
8 7 (9.59%) Functional Testing
8 7 (9.59%) High Availability
8 7 (9.59%) Use Case
9 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Scrum
9 5 (6.85%) Stress Testing
9 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) Python
3 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.59%) MATLAB
3 7 (9.59%) Perl
4 5 (6.85%) Java
5 3 (4.11%) C++
5 3 (4.11%) XQuery
6 2 (2.74%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (53.42%) Degree
2 32 (43.84%) ISEB
3 24 (32.88%) ISTQB
4 12 (16.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.37%) CCNA
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) HND
7 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (9.59%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) HP
2 7 (9.59%) ANSYS
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.37%) Borland
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
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Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + pension,health,life,flexi work
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago