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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 109 105 122
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 1.17% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.52% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 8
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,350 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
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
1574 1450 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.86% 77.05% 76.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1211 1189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 22 September 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
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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 -17 6 £27,500 -15.38% 1
High Wycombe -2 5 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) ISEB
4 18 (50.00%) QA
5 17 (47.22%) C#
6 16 (44.44%) .NET
7 14 (38.89%) Finance
8 12 (33.33%) HTML
8 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 12 (33.33%) Test Management
8 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
9 11 (30.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (27.78%) Selenium
10 10 (27.78%) Degree
10 10 (27.78%) XML
11 9 (25.00%) TDD
11 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (22.22%) jQuery
12 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
13 7 (19.44%) CSS
13 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (19.44%) Java
13 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
14 6 (16.67%) Retail
14 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
14 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 6 (16.67%) VBScript
14 6 (16.67%) UNIX
15 5 (13.89%) Windows

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (13.89%) JMeter
3 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 4 (11.11%) Grunt
4 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) Subversion
4 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.33%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) QA Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Test Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Tester
7 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) jQuery
5 7 (19.44%) CSS
6 4 (11.11%) Sass
6 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 4 (11.11%) JSON
6 4 (11.11%) WCF
6 4 (11.11%) LINQ
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.56%) XSL
8 1 (2.78%) JSP
8 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) FMCG
2 4 (11.11%) E-Learning
2 4 (11.11%) EPoS
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Test Management
2 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 9 (25.00%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Test Planning
7 5 (13.89%) Line Management
7 5 (13.89%) BDD
7 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Kanban
8 4 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (11.11%) Logistics
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) Java
5 6 (16.67%) VBScript
6 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) VB
9 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) ISEB
2 11 (30.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (27.78%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago