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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 83 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.51% 1.10% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.32% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
1219 982 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.84% 83.15% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 710 749
Average salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) ISEB
3 18 (51.43%) Scrum
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (31.43%) Selenium
6 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 10 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (28.57%) SDLC
7 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 10 (28.57%) Finance
8 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
8 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
8 9 (25.71%) SaaS
8 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
9 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (22.86%) HP
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) SQL
10 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (17.14%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (17.14%) QA
11 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
11 6 (17.14%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (14.29%) Retail
12 5 (14.29%) .NET
12 5 (14.29%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) SaaS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
1 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Tester
3 9 (25.71%) Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Team Leader
4 6 (17.14%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) WPF
3 3 (8.57%) WCF
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Scrum
3 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 10 (28.57%) SDLC
5 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
5 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
5 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (17.14%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) Test Management
8 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.29%) Business Transformation
9 4 (11.43%) Line Management
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.43%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) ISEB
2 10 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.14%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
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