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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 76 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.77% 0.75% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.87% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 2
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
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
692 1149 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 87.59% 86.13% 83.68%
Number of salaries quoted 606 951 642
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,750 £57,500
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
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 29 September 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
2 11 (40.74%) Test Management
3 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) QA
3 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
4 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (22.22%) Defect Management
7 5 (18.52%) QA Automation
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
7 5 (18.52%) Ruby
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (18.52%) ISEB
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) QA Automation Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) QA Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Test Leader
3 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Web Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (7.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Test Management
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 6 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (18.52%) QA Automation
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 4 (14.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) HP
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) SAP