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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 93 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.83% 1.69% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.04% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 10
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
1219 982 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.84% 83.15% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 710 749
Average salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 11 (45.83%) QA
5 10 (41.67%) ISEB
6 9 (37.50%) Selenium
6 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (37.50%) SDLC
7 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (12.50%) SaaS
11 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
11 3 (12.50%) System Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) QA Tester
4 3 (12.50%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (12.50%) UAT Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Testing Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (37.50%) SDLC
5 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 3 (12.50%) System Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Management
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago