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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 84 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.64% 0.98% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.22% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £33,250 £35,000
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
862 823 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.65% 80.92% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 659 654 848
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 £31,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) E-Learning
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) XSL
7 2 (15.38%) B2C
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (15.38%) Automotive
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Testing Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) B2C
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) VMware