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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 75 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.55% 0.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Median salary £38,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.34%
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
742 1295 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 88.65% 84.97% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 620 1034 776
Median salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 June 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
3 12 (60.00%) Test Management
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) Defect Management
5 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (40.00%) ISEB
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
5 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (30.00%) Migration
7 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) QA
9 4 (20.00%) Selenium
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) System Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 4 (20.00%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
1 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Programme Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 4 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Test Management
3 9 (45.00%) Defect Management
4 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) Facilities Management
8 4 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (40.00%) ISEB
3 6 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: 30-32k
Posted: 6 days ago