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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 91 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.18% - 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
917 722 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.51% 74.82% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 653 621 564
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) MSTest
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) MSTest
2 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Military
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) SSADM
5 1 (9.09%) EAI
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago