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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 67 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.71% 1.35% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 1.57% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 5
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
707 1148 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 87.18% 85.93% 83.90%
Number of salaries quoted 620 949 652
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £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 30 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) ISEB
3 22 (40.74%) Test Scripting
4 16 (29.63%) ISTQB
4 16 (29.63%) Degree
5 15 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 15 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 14 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (22.22%) Selenium
8 11 (20.37%) Automation Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 9 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Finance
11 8 (14.81%) Scrum
11 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 8 (14.81%) SDLC
12 7 (12.96%) Marketing
12 7 (12.96%) System Testing
12 7 (12.96%) SQL
12 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.96%) IIS
13 6 (11.11%) QA
13 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
13 6 (11.11%) JIRA
13 6 (11.11%) Creative Marketing
14 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
14 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
14 5 (9.26%) Retail

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 7 (12.96%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Selenium
2 6 (11.11%) JIRA
3 5 (9.26%) JMeter
3 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.70%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Analyst
2 21 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Agile Test Analyst
4 13 (24.07%) Test Leader
5 12 (22.22%) Software Analyst
5 12 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Manual Test Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Test Manager
6 8 (14.81%) Web Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Web Test Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Tester
8 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
9 5 (9.26%) Software Tester
9 5 (9.26%) Team Leader
9 5 (9.26%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (7.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (7.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) WCF
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.56%) Fintech
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
1 4 (7.41%) Unix
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
1 4 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Test Scripting
3 15 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 15 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 11 (20.37%) Automation Testing
5 10 (18.52%) Test Strategy
6 9 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) SDLC
7 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (12.96%) System Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Creative Marketing
10 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
11 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
11 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (7.41%) Functional Testing
11 4 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
2 4 (7.41%) Perl
2 4 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) ISEB
2 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 16 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 14 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) ANSYS
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Borland
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