The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 90 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.18% 0.096% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.12% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £52,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Test Strategy
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
865 845 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.79% 81.02% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 662 680 845
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 £30,350 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Strategy
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) MSTest
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP