The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 90 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.86% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 8
Average salary £31,250 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £38,300 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,025 £50,000 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
929 812 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.14% 73.95% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 679 695 602
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
Buckinghamshire

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 29 July 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 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) HND
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Unisys
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
2 2 (22.22%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Unisys