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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 79 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.85% 0.86% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.09% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 7
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £32,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £33,250 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
851 826 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.06% 79.19% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 652 679 887
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 January 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (72.73%) ISEB
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Automotive
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) B2C
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Testing Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) B2C
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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