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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 89 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.27% 1.82% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 2.25% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 17
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,300 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
865 845 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.79% 81.02% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 662 680 845
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Change Control
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (8.33%) Selenium
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
8 1 (8.33%) SAP PI

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) XML
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
3 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) B2C
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago