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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 113 107 122
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 24 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.06% 1.24% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.55% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 13
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,800 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average 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
1813 1747 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.19% 80.06% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1339 1407
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -24 14 £35,000 - 2
High Wycombe 0 9 £51,250 +36.66%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) ISEB
3 13 (35.14%) Finance
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (32.43%) Degree
4 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
6 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
7 9 (24.32%) C#
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) WPF
9 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
10 6 (16.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (16.22%) HP
11 5 (13.51%) .NET
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.51%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
11 5 (13.51%) Project Management
11 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
11 5 (13.51%) QA
11 5 (13.51%) Selenium
11 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
11 5 (13.51%) SaaS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.70%) Grunt
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Test Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Test Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Test Leader
6 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) IT Support
8 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Product Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.70%) Graduate
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) WPF
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) WCF
4 2 (5.41%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) LINQ
5 1 (2.70%) Sass
5 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) PACS
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Social Network
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.81%) Test Management
8 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.81%) RAD
8 4 (10.81%) B2C
8 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.11%) ITIL
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) ISEB
2 12 (32.43%) Degree
3 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
4 6 (16.22%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) HND
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Laserfiche
3 2 (5.41%) Avaya
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Salary: From £25,513 to £30,434 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Amersham, UK
Autotask
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago