The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 87 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 0.88% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.09% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
System 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
862 823 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.65% 80.92% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 659 654 848
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

System Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Milton Keynes region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Test Management
5 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
6 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) VBScript
7 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (27.27%) QA
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 1 (9.09%) PHP
9 1 (9.09%) MySQL
9 1 (9.09%) CSS
9 1 (9.09%) HND
9 1 (9.09%) OOP
9 1 (9.09%) OO
9 1 (9.09%) Unisys

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Management
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Unisys