The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 85 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Software Test Analyst
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1072 889 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.12% 96.53% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 789 755 701
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (73.68%) ISEB
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
3 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Selenium
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Change Control
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
8 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Web Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
1 9 (47.37%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
2 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) System Testing
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) VMware