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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 89 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.72% 1.01% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.32% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 18
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £30,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £41,000 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
1032 988 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.89% 76.95% 85.97%
Number of salaries quoted 783 800 900
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (68.75%) ISEB
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) B2C
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Automotive
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Automotive
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Testing Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) B2C
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) RAD
5 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £25,513 to £30,434 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 44 - 50k
Posted: 6 days ago
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Clearview Traffic Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum +pension & 25 days holiday
Posted: 8 days ago