The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 90 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.19% 1.03% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.29% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 4
Average salary £46,250 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £27,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £51,350 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Software 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
856 773 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.48% 79.86% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 617 646 581
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (40.00%) VBScript
5 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Line Management
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 5 (33.33%) Selenium
6 5 (33.33%) Test Management
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) JMeter
6 5 (33.33%) Windows NT
7 4 (26.67%) ISEB
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) HTML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Testing Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) E-Learning
2 2 (13.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Line Management
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Test Management
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) VBScript
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) HP
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