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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 86 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
862 816 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.71% 78.84% 86.13%
Number of salaries quoted 659 663 884
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 January 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Automotive
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Testing Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP