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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 84 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.75% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.69% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £39,750 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £28,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,550 £36,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +5.95%
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
889 873 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.93% 76.65% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 677 694 777
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 £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 5 March 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) WCF
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) HTML5
5 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) Test Management
7 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) VBScript
8 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Tester
4 1 (7.14%) DotNetNuke Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VBScript
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) VCP4
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
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Salary: £38000 - £420000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago