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

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 46 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 38 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.53% 1.74% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 1.94% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 8
Median salary £38,500 £33,750 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,850 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
754 929 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 89.98% 90.02% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 629 788 695
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 20 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) Automated Testing
2 28 (42.42%) Degree
3 26 (39.39%) SQL
4 25 (37.88%) Test Automation
5 22 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 21 (31.82%) ISEB
7 20 (30.30%) ISTQB
8 19 (28.79%) Manual Testing
9 18 (27.27%) QA
10 17 (25.76%) Performance Testing
11 15 (22.73%) Ranorex
11 15 (22.73%) Virtual Team
12 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
13 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
13 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
14 11 (16.67%) Windows
15 10 (15.15%) Java
15 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
15 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
16 9 (13.64%) Oracle
16 9 (13.64%) Finance
17 8 (12.12%) Selenium
18 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (10.61%) WCF
18 7 (10.61%) J2EE
18 7 (10.61%) XML
19 6 (9.09%) MySQL
19 6 (9.09%) Linux
19 6 (9.09%) Perl

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 (6.06%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.09%) MySQL
2 6 (9.09%) Pentaho
2 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.09%) QlikView
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.06%) OLAP
3 4 (6.06%) OLTP
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Ranorex
2 8 (12.12%) Selenium
3 6 (9.09%) JMeter
3 6 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.06%) Protractor
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (6.06%) VisualVM
5 3 (4.55%) JBehave
5 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Automotive
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Tester
2 17 (25.76%) Analyst
3 15 (22.73%) Automation Tester
3 15 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Agile Tester
5 6 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Tester
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Unix Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Software Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) J2EE
1 7 (10.61%) WCF
1 7 (10.61%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) XML Messaging
3 3 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 3 (4.55%) JMS
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.55%) REST
3 3 (4.55%) SOAP
3 3 (4.55%) Web Services
3 3 (4.55%) WSDL
3 3 (4.55%) XSD
3 3 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Virtual Team
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Clustering
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.58%) Smartcard
5 3 (4.55%) iPad
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.03%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) Automated Testing
3 25 (37.88%) Test Automation
4 22 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 19 (28.79%) Manual Testing
6 17 (25.76%) Performance Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
8 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.09%) Capacity Management
9 6 (9.09%) Data Integration
9 6 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (9.09%) ETL
9 6 (9.09%) High Availability
9 6 (9.09%) Line Management
9 6 (9.09%) Use Case
9 6 (9.09%) User Stories
9 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 5 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) Java
3 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 6 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 6 (9.09%) Perl
3 6 (9.09%) Python
4 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Degree
2 21 (31.82%) ISEB
3 20 (30.30%) ISTQB
4 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) ANSYS
3 6 (9.09%) Cognos
3 6 (9.09%) Informatica
3 6 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
3 6 (9.09%) Talend
4 4 (6.06%) AppDynamics
4 4 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) Seapine
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