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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 62 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.41% 1.31% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 1.57% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 5
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £41,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
733 1021 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 86.13% 83.83% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 653 852 688
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) Degree
3 22 (40.74%) ISEB
4 17 (31.48%) Test Scripting
4 17 (31.48%) Manual Testing
5 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 16 (29.63%) Automated Testing
6 13 (24.07%) Automation Testing
7 12 (22.22%) ISTQB
8 11 (20.37%) SQL
8 11 (20.37%) Virtual Team
9 10 (18.52%) Ranorex
10 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
10 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
11 7 (12.96%) High Availability
11 7 (12.96%) Capacity Management
11 7 (12.96%) InfiniBand
11 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (12.96%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (12.96%) MATLAB
11 7 (12.96%) Python
11 7 (12.96%) Unix
11 7 (12.96%) Linux
11 7 (12.96%) Perl
11 7 (12.96%) QA
11 7 (12.96%) Use Case
11 7 (12.96%) Selenium
11 7 (12.96%) ANSYS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Ranorex
2 7 (12.96%) Selenium
3 5 (9.26%) JMeter
4 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.85%) Protractor
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.85%) VisualVM
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Tester
2 16 (29.63%) Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Test Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Automation Tester
4 10 (18.52%) Software Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Agile Test Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Test Leader
6 6 (11.11%) Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Unix Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) WCF
2 4 (7.41%) J2EE
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 3 (5.56%) JMS
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (5.56%) REST
3 3 (5.56%) SOAP
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) WSDL
3 3 (5.56%) XSD
3 3 (5.56%) XSLT
4 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Virtual Team
2 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.96%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
1 7 (12.96%) Unix
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Manual Testing
2 17 (31.48%) Test Scripting
3 16 (29.63%) Automated Testing
3 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 13 (24.07%) Automation Testing
5 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) Capacity Management
6 7 (12.96%) High Availability
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 7 (12.96%) Use Case
7 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.26%) SDLC
8 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Creative Marketing
9 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Test Planning
9 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
2 7 (12.96%) MATLAB
2 7 (12.96%) Perl
2 7 (12.96%) Python
3 4 (7.41%) Java
4 3 (5.56%) XQuery
5 2 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Degree
2 22 (40.74%) ISEB
3 12 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) ANSYS
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.85%) Borland
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
Milton Keynes
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago