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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 86 78 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.29% 1.25% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.52% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 11
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £49,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1228 984 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.42% 81.80% 80.48%
Number of salaries quoted 979 726 848
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) ISEB
3 16 (53.33%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) SDLC
6 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 10 (33.33%) Selenium
6 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Finance
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (23.33%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
9 7 (23.33%) SaaS
10 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 6 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (16.67%) HP
11 5 (16.67%) C#
11 5 (16.67%) SQL
11 5 (16.67%) Line Management
11 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (13.33%) .NET
12 4 (13.33%) ITIL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) SaaS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
1 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Automotive
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Tester
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
1 7 (23.33%) Senior Tester
1 7 (23.33%) Team Leader
2 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Testing Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Graduate
5 1 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) WPF
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) SDLC
4 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.67%) Line Management
10 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (13.33%) Test Management
10 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.33%) B2C
10 4 (13.33%) Project Management
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL
10 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) ISEB
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (23.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) HP
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