The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 92 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.85% 0.28% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.34% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 13
Average salary £35,100 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.03% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,800 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £31,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
937 892 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 88.31% 84.31% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 810 678 688
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Milton Keynes region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) ISEB
3 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (50.00%) Selenium
4 9 (45.00%) Web Development
5 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (35.00%) SDLC
7 6 (30.00%) QA
7 6 (30.00%) Web Testing
7 6 (30.00%) J2EE
7 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (30.00%) IntelliJ
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
10 2 (10.00%) Marketing
10 2 (10.00%) Creative Marketing
10 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 1 (5.00%) User Stories
11 1 (5.00%) Mobile App

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (30.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Software Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Tester
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Manual Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Web Development
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Web Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Creative Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.00%) Logistics
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) System Testing
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ISEB
2 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle