The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 84 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 1.43% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.92% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 9
Average salary £35,000 £28,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% -33.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,650 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 835 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.45% 74.42% 78.78%
Number of salaries quoted 688 715 607
Average salary £43,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.77% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Buckinghamshire

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 25 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (59.38%) ISEB
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) C#
3 14 (43.75%) .NET
4 13 (40.63%) QA
5 12 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
7 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (18.75%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (18.75%) Retail
9 6 (18.75%) Selenium
9 6 (18.75%) Test Management
10 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
10 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
10 5 (15.63%) BDD
10 5 (15.63%) V-Model
10 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
3 5 (15.63%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Test Manager
4 7 (21.88%) Developer
5 5 (15.63%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) QA Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Network Manager
6 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.63%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) EPoS
1 4 (12.50%) E-Learning
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) EMV
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows NT
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Scrum
2 6 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (18.75%) Test Management
3 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) V-Model
3 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
3 5 (15.63%) BDD
3 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
3 5 (15.63%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Change Control
5 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.38%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) VBScript
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) ISEB
2 12 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
4 8 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
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