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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 82 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.90% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 5
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,620 £52,500 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
937 892 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 88.31% 84.31% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 810 678 688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) ISEB
3 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (28.13%) Degree
4 9 (28.13%) QA
5 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) SDLC
7 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 5 (15.63%) Retail
8 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (12.50%) Selenium
9 4 (12.50%) WCF
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.50%) IIS
9 4 (12.50%) MS Office
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL
9 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.50%) LAMP
10 3 (9.38%) Finance

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Software Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Software Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Tester
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Web Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Web Test Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
7 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
8 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
8 3 (9.38%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) LAMP
1 4 (12.50%) WCF
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.13%) WSDL
3 1 (3.13%) XSD
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Web Development
8 2 (6.25%) Creative Marketing
8 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.13%) MVC
9 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISEB
2 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (28.13%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes
HMGCC
Salary: £27,709 - £31,437 (with a potential to earn £33,248)
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £40,269 to £45,691 (with a potential to earn £48,322)
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £32,757 to £37,167 (with a potential to earn £39,308)
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £27,709 - £31,437 (with a potential to earn £33,248)
Posted: 14 days ago