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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 83 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 40 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.41% 0.94% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.14% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 21
Median salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £42,500
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
1434 1836 1954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 86.39% 82.22% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1124 1367 1496
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +27 17 £38,000 +10.14% 4
Aylesbury - 8 £36,250 - 2
High Wycombe 0 5 £33,000 -35.60%
Marlow - 3 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.59%) ISEB
3 26 (35.14%) Degree
4 20 (27.03%) Regression Testing
4 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 17 (22.97%) SQL
5 17 (22.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (21.62%) Functional Testing
7 15 (20.27%) SDLC
7 15 (20.27%) Java
7 15 (20.27%) ISTQB
8 14 (18.92%) Selenium
9 13 (17.57%) QA
9 13 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
9 13 (17.57%) Scrum
9 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (14.86%) Windows
10 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
10 11 (14.86%) Manual Testing
10 11 (14.86%) Integration Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Web Development
11 10 (13.51%) Finance
11 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
11 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (12.16%) UML
12 9 (12.16%) MS Visio
12 9 (12.16%) Use Case

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 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Visio
2 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) 3G
1 1 (1.35%) 4G
1 1 (1.35%) GPRS
1 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Selenium
2 7 (9.46%) HP UFT
3 6 (8.11%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.76%) NeoLoad
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.05%) JIRA
6 3 (4.05%) JMeter
6 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Analyst
2 25 (33.78%) Test Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Software Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Test Manager
4 12 (16.22%) Tester
5 11 (14.86%) Software Test Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Agile Test Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Business Systems Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Manual Test Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Web Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Web Test Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) Software Tester
9 6 (8.11%) Applications Support
9 6 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) QA Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) CSS
1 8 (10.81%) HTML
2 4 (5.41%) WCF
3 1 (1.35%) jQuery
3 1 (1.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.05%) Fintech
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) PACS
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Android
3 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) Regression Testing
3 16 (21.62%) Functional Testing
4 15 (20.27%) SDLC
5 13 (17.57%) Scrum
5 13 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (14.86%) Integration Testing
6 11 (14.86%) Manual Testing
6 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
7 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.51%) Web Development
8 9 (12.16%) Test Management
8 9 (12.16%) UML
8 9 (12.16%) Use Case
9 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.81%) Project Management
9 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.46%) Data Validation
10 7 (9.46%) Stress Testing
10 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.97%) SQL
3 15 (20.27%) Java
4 7 (9.46%) C#
5 6 (8.11%) Perl
5 6 (8.11%) Python
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (44.59%) ISEB
2 26 (35.14%) Degree
3 17 (22.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (20.27%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.41%) CCNA
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.41%) HND
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.35%) XenApp
1 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) HP
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Citrix
3 1 (1.35%) VMware
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Relocation Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Relocation Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mitie Group PlC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago