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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 80 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.84% 1.07% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.38% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Average salary £22,500 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
870 726 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.46% 77.73% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 627 626 566
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 24 (66.67%) ISEB
2 19 (52.78%) Test Scripting
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) QA
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 9 (25.00%) Java
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle
7 9 (25.00%) Web Services
7 9 (25.00%) XML
7 9 (25.00%) UNIX
8 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
9 6 (16.67%) Selenium
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (16.67%) .NET
10 5 (13.89%) SOAP
10 5 (13.89%) C#
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (11.11%) Retail
11 4 (11.11%) EPoS
11 4 (11.11%) Lotus Domino

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (16.67%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) QARun
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) WinRunner
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Analyst
1 23 (63.89%) Test Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Tester
3 12 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Software Tester
5 4 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Automated Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Automated Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) Web Services
2 9 (25.00%) XML
3 6 (16.67%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) EPoS
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Test Scripting
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) System Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.78%) Change Control
9 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.78%) V-Model
9 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) ISEB
2 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
3 6 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
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