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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 84 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 36 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.25% 1.56% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.87% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 12
Median salary £41,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.48% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £49,750
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
1332 1822 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.15% 83.77% 81.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1482 1202
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +19 21 £39,500 +5.33% 1
High Wycombe +3 9 £45,000 -14.28%
Aylesbury -15 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Chalfont St Giles - 1 £32,500 -
Marlow - 1 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 34 (37.36%) Degree
4 33 (36.26%) ISEB
5 29 (31.87%) Test Scripting
6 28 (30.77%) Functional Testing
7 27 (29.67%) Selenium
8 26 (28.57%) Regression Testing
9 24 (26.37%) Manual Testing
9 24 (26.37%) HP Quality Center
10 23 (25.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 21 (23.08%) Integration Testing
11 21 (23.08%) Test Management
11 21 (23.08%) HP
12 19 (20.88%) Finance
12 19 (20.88%) QA
12 19 (20.88%) Waterfall
12 19 (20.88%) Test Automation
13 18 (19.78%) V-Model
13 18 (19.78%) HP UFT
14 16 (17.58%) Automation Testing
15 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (16.48%) Stress Testing
15 15 (16.48%) E-Commerce
15 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
16 13 (14.29%) NeoLoad
16 13 (14.29%) SQL
16 13 (14.29%) Performance Testing
17 12 (13.19%) LoadRunner
17 12 (13.19%) Black-Box Testing

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 7 (7.69%) IIS
2 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (29.67%) Selenium
2 18 (19.78%) HP UFT
3 13 (14.29%) NeoLoad
4 12 (13.19%) LoadRunner
5 6 (6.59%) JIRA
6 5 (5.49%) JMeter
6 5 (5.49%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.20%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Marketing
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (46.15%) Analyst
2 40 (43.96%) Test Analyst
3 21 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 14 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
5 13 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 11 (12.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (12.09%) Software Analyst
6 11 (12.09%) Software Test Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) QA Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Manual Test Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Web Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Web Test Analyst
9 7 (7.69%) QA Automation Analyst
9 7 (7.69%) Tester
10 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
11 5 (5.49%) Technical Manager
11 5 (5.49%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) WCF
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.49%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.40%) Clustering
4 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.30%) Fintech
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Linux
1 4 (4.40%) Unix
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
1 4 (4.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.87%) Test Scripting
3 28 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 26 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 24 (26.37%) Manual Testing
6 21 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 21 (23.08%) Test Management
7 19 (20.88%) Test Automation
7 19 (20.88%) Waterfall
8 18 (19.78%) V-Model
9 16 (17.58%) Automation Testing
10 15 (16.48%) E-Commerce
10 15 (16.48%) Stress Testing
11 13 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 12 (13.19%) Black-Box Testing
12 12 (13.19%) Test Strategy
13 11 (12.09%) Data Validation
13 11 (12.09%) Validation
14 10 (10.99%) SDLC
15 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (5.49%) Python
4 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.40%) MATLAB
4 4 (4.40%) Perl
5 3 (3.30%) C++
6 2 (2.20%) C#
7 1 (1.10%) Java
7 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 34 (37.36%) Degree
3 33 (36.26%) ISEB
4 23 (25.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.10%) CCNA
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) HND
7 1 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (26.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.40%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) HP
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.40%) ANSYS
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) Borland
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