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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 77 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.12% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 5
Median salary £38,000 £30,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £28,750 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £44,250 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Test Strategy
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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
813 1263 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.04% 85.22% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 634 977 797
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (62.50%) Test Management
4 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) ISEB
6 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (37.50%) Migration
6 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
7 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
7 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) Facilities Management
8 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (25.00%) System Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
9 3 (18.75%) SAP
10 2 (12.50%) QA
10 2 (12.50%) CGI
10 2 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Test Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Programme Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Programme Test Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Test Programme Manager
3 4 (25.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Test Management
3 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
5 6 (37.50%) Migration
5 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (31.25%) Open Source
6 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
7 4 (25.00%) Facilities Management
7 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (25.00%) System Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
3 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
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