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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 47 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 40 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.80% 1.56% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 1.79% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 8
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,080 £46,550
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
733 949 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 87.89% 87.14% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 638 816 666
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £30,740
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £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 20 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) Degree
3 25 (39.06%) Automated Testing
4 23 (35.94%) Test Automation
4 23 (35.94%) SQL
5 21 (32.81%) Automation Testing
6 20 (31.25%) ISEB
6 20 (31.25%) Manual Testing
7 16 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 15 (23.44%) Ranorex
8 15 (23.44%) Virtual Team
9 13 (20.31%) QA
9 13 (20.31%) Performance Testing
10 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
12 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
12 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
13 8 (12.50%) Java
13 8 (12.50%) Oracle
13 8 (12.50%) Windows
13 8 (12.50%) JMeter
13 8 (12.50%) Selenium
14 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
14 7 (10.94%) High Availability
14 7 (10.94%) Test Strategy
14 7 (10.94%) Capacity Management
14 7 (10.94%) Failover Clustering
14 7 (10.94%) InfiniBand
14 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (10.94%) WCF

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 4 (6.25%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) Pentaho
2 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.81%) QlikView
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.25%) OLAP
3 4 (6.25%) OLTP
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Ranorex
2 8 (12.50%) JMeter
2 8 (12.50%) Selenium
3 5 (7.81%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.25%) Protractor
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (6.25%) VisualVM
5 3 (4.69%) JBehave
5 3 (4.69%) JIRA
6 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Automotive
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Tester
2 18 (28.13%) Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 15 (23.44%) Automation Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Agile Tester
6 7 (10.94%) Software Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Tester
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) J2EE
1 7 (10.94%) WCF
1 7 (10.94%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) HTML
2 4 (6.25%) XML Messaging
3 3 (4.69%) Entity Framework
3 3 (4.69%) JMS
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.69%) REST
3 3 (4.69%) SOAP
3 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) WSDL
3 3 (4.69%) XSD
3 3 (4.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Virtual Team
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Clustering
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) Data Integration
3 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.69%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Unix
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Automated Testing
3 23 (35.94%) Test Automation
4 21 (32.81%) Automation Testing
5 20 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 13 (20.31%) Performance Testing
7 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.94%) Capacity Management
9 7 (10.94%) High Availability
9 7 (10.94%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.94%) Use Case
10 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.81%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (7.81%) ETL
10 5 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.81%) User Stories
11 4 (6.25%) DevOps
11 4 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) Java
3 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.94%) MATLAB
3 7 (10.94%) Perl
3 7 (10.94%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Degree
2 20 (31.25%) ISEB
3 16 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (7.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) ANSYS
4 5 (7.81%) Cognos
4 5 (7.81%) Informatica
4 5 (7.81%) Jaspersoft
4 5 (7.81%) Talend
5 4 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 4 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Seapine
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