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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 53 111 126
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 55 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.80% 1.41% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 1.73% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 21
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £51,150 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1220 1969 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.25% 81.94% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1535 1425
Median salary £44,998 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.26% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 26 June 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 June 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 +42 32 £37,600 -1.05%
Aylesbury -1 11 £35,000 -
Marlow - 6 - - 1
High Wycombe 0 2 £55,000 +96.42%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) ISEB
3 26 (29.89%) Degree
4 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
4 25 (28.74%) Functional Testing
5 23 (26.44%) ISTQB
5 23 (26.44%) Selenium
6 22 (25.29%) Test Scripting
7 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
8 20 (22.99%) Integration Testing
8 20 (22.99%) Manual Testing
8 20 (22.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (20.69%) QA
10 17 (19.54%) SDLC
11 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (16.09%) Scrum
12 14 (16.09%) Test Automation
13 13 (14.94%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (14.94%) Test Management
13 13 (14.94%) Stress Testing
13 13 (14.94%) SQL
14 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
14 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (12.64%) Data Validation
15 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
15 11 (12.64%) Java
15 11 (12.64%) Validation
16 10 (11.49%) Finance
16 10 (11.49%) HP

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 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) 3G
1 1 (1.15%) 4G
1 1 (1.15%) GPRS
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
1 1 (1.15%) Intranet
1 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Selenium
2 10 (11.49%) HP UFT
3 9 (10.34%) LoadRunner
3 9 (10.34%) NeoLoad
4 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.45%) JMeter
6 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Marketing
2 6 (6.90%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Analyst
2 33 (37.93%) Test Analyst
3 18 (20.69%) Test Manager
4 16 (18.39%) Software Analyst
5 15 (17.24%) Software Test Analyst
6 13 (14.94%) Agile Test Analyst
7 11 (12.64%) Test Leader
7 11 (12.64%) Tester
8 10 (11.49%) Manual Test Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) QA Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) QA Test Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) Web Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) Web Test Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Software Tester
10 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) CSS
1 5 (5.75%) HTML
2 4 (4.60%) WCF
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Fintech
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) PACS
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (3.45%) Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) Functional Testing
2 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
3 22 (25.29%) Test Scripting
4 20 (22.99%) Integration Testing
4 20 (22.99%) Manual Testing
5 17 (19.54%) SDLC
6 14 (16.09%) Scrum
6 14 (16.09%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.94%) Stress Testing
7 13 (14.94%) Test Management
8 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (12.64%) Data Validation
9 11 (12.64%) Validation
10 10 (11.49%) Black-Box Testing
10 10 (11.49%) Test Strategy
10 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.34%) Performance Testing
11 9 (10.34%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.94%) SQL
3 11 (12.64%) Java
4 5 (5.75%) C#
5 3 (3.45%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) C++
7 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (36.78%) ISEB
2 26 (29.89%) Degree
3 23 (26.44%) ISTQB
4 20 (22.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) HND
6 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) HP
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.15%) Borland
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