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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 93 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.86% 0.80% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.96% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 10
Average salary £33,000 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £27,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1185 937 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.70% 82.92% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 961 672 602
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) ISEB
3 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
4 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
4 9 (47.37%) Selenium
4 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) PHP
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.79%) System Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Management
7 3 (15.79%) Google

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
1 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Test Team Leader
1 6 (31.58%) Test Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Team Leader
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
4 9 (47.37%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) System Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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