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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 64 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 28 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.35% 1.76% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 2.03% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 8
Median salary £37,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,538 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.32% -
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
735 1234 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 87.81% 86.72% 85.15%
Number of salaries quoted 626 1011 700
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 25 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) ISEB
3 20 (40.82%) Test Scripting
4 16 (32.65%) ISTQB
4 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
5 15 (30.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Selenium
8 10 (20.41%) Degree
8 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
8 10 (20.41%) Scrum
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.37%) Automation Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
10 8 (16.33%) Marketing
10 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (16.33%) SQL
10 8 (16.33%) SDLC
11 7 (14.29%) Finance
11 7 (14.29%) Creative Marketing
11 7 (14.29%) System Testing
12 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
12 6 (12.24%) JIRA
12 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.24%) IIS
13 5 (10.20%) JMeter
13 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
13 5 (10.20%) QA
13 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
14 4 (8.16%) BDD

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 6 (12.24%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) InfiniBand
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Selenium
2 6 (12.24%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) JMeter
3 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.33%) Marketing
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 15 (30.61%) Agile Test Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Software Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Software Test Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Test Leader
5 9 (18.37%) Manual Test Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Web Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Web Test Analyst
6 8 (16.33%) Test Manager
7 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
8 5 (10.20%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (10.20%) Tester
9 4 (8.16%) IT Manager
9 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (6.12%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (6.12%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) WCF
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Fintech
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
1 3 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) Test Scripting
3 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
4 14 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Scrum
6 9 (18.37%) Automation Testing
7 8 (16.33%) SDLC
7 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
7 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Creative Marketing
8 7 (14.29%) System Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.16%) BDD
11 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
11 4 (8.16%) Facilities Management
11 4 (8.16%) Functional Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C++
2 2 (4.08%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) ISEB
2 16 (32.65%) ISTQB
3 15 (30.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (20.41%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) ANSYS
3 1 (2.04%) Borland
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