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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 102 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 37 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.57% 0.95% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.17% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 11
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1863 1789 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.14% 80.59% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1350 1383
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -5 20 £35,000 -12.50% 4
High Wycombe +9 8 £28,000 -25.33% 1
Aylesbury - 4 £35,000 - 2
Amersham - 1 - - 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) ISEB
3 20 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 20 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (34.55%) Scrum
5 18 (32.73%) Finance
6 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
7 15 (27.27%) Degree
8 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (21.82%) Selenium
9 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
10 11 (20.00%) QA
10 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (20.00%) SDLC
11 10 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (18.18%) Test Management
11 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing
12 9 (16.36%) HP
12 9 (16.36%) C#
12 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.36%) Performance Testing
12 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
13 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
13 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
14 7 (12.73%) ITIL
14 7 (12.73%) SQL
14 7 (12.73%) Windows
14 7 (12.73%) WPF
14 7 (12.73%) ISEB Practitioner

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) SaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) VoIP
2 2 (3.64%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (21.82%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.82%) Grunt
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Automotive
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 10 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Tester
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Tester
5 7 (12.73%) Team Leader
6 6 (10.91%) Test Leader
6 6 (10.91%) Test Team Leader
7 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) QA Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Product Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) QA Test Analyst
11 1 (1.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) WPF
2 5 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) WCF
4 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) LINQ
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.82%) Sass
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.82%) PACS
4 1 (1.82%) Social Network
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (34.55%) Scrum
4 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
5 11 (20.00%) SDLC
6 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 10 (18.18%) Test Management
7 9 (16.36%) Performance Testing
7 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
8 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
8 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
9 7 (12.73%) ITIL
9 7 (12.73%) Automation Testing
9 7 (12.73%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 5 (9.09%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) C#
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) C++
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) ISEB
2 20 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 15 (27.27%) Degree
4 10 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.73%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (5.45%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.45%) HND
6 3 (5.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) Avaya
3 2 (3.64%) Apple
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Laserfiche
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
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