The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 90 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.43% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1091 1041 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.70% 97.02% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 819 858 734
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Analyst
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Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Software Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Software Test Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) UNIX
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Change Control
7 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (6.67%) Test Automation

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Software Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Software Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware