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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 72 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.30% 0.86% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.96% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -35.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,450 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £67,950 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
762 936 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.18% 89.91% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 636 794 692
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (61.11%) QA
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) Line Management
7 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
7 5 (27.78%) QA Automation
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) ISEB
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Selenium
9 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Test Management
9 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
9 3 (16.67%) JIRA
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source
9 3 (16.67%) iPad
9 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
10 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
10 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Finance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Lead
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Line Management
5 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
5 5 (27.78%) QA Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle