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 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
Test Strategy
Rank 88 81 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.37% 1.23% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.60% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 1
Average salary £52,500 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.88% -11.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
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%

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
3 3 (50.00%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) BEA
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics

Test Strategy
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 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Testing Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) BEA
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benifits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago