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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 85 63 83
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.57% 1.97% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 2.58% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 3
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,350 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
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
867 699 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.72% 76.64% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 623 606 565
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (66.67%) SQL
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (45.83%) ISEB
4 11 (45.83%) QA
5 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
6 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) VBScript
7 6 (25.00%) Retail
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
8 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) Line Management
8 5 (20.83%) Test Management
8 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
8 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) Selenium
8 5 (20.83%) JMeter
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) JMeter
3 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) EPoS
1 4 (16.67%) E-Learning
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) EMV
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Line Management
5 5 (20.83%) Test Management
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) V-Model
7 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) VBScript
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago