The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 106 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.95% 1.39% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.76% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 17
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £85,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1776 1535 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.82% 78.88% 74.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1381 1235
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 18 £35,000 +12.90% 1
High Wycombe -8 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 29 (90.63%) ISEB
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
5 11 (34.38%) QA
6 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
7 9 (28.13%) Degree
8 8 (25.00%) .NET
8 8 (25.00%) C#
8 8 (25.00%) Finance
8 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Change Control
9 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (21.88%) V-Model
9 7 (21.88%) Stress Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Retail
9 7 (21.88%) VMware
10 6 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (18.75%) Banking
10 6 (18.75%) Scrum
11 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
12 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 4 (12.50%) JavaScript

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Retail
3 6 (18.75%) Banking
4 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 16 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) QA Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Software Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Network Manager
6 4 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Senior QA Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Developer
8 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior QA Test Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) WinForms
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) EMV
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
2 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Change Control
2 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Stress Testing
3 7 (21.88%) V-Model
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Test Management
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) ISEB
2 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 9 (28.13%) Degree
4 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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