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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 92 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.89% 1.36% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.76% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 19
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £51,950 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1128 1025 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.49% 77.71% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 853 828 947
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) ISEB
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (20.00%) WPF
6 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) RAD
6 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.00%) SaaS
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Automotive
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Testing Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) WPF
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) RAD
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) B2C
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clearview Traffic Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum +pension & 25 days holiday
Posted: 25 days ago