The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 61 91
Rank change year-on-year -26 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.88% 3.63% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 4.01% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 21
Median salary £42,500 £37,600 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.03% -1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £46,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.14% -  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 849 773 1345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.71% 90.52% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 634 634 1064
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Milton Keynes

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 31 (73.81%) Test Automation
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) ISTQB
4 15 (35.71%) QA
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
5 11 (26.19%) ISEB
5 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
5 11 (26.19%) Manual Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Selenium
6 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 9 (21.43%) Windows
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) Finance
8 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 7 (16.67%) Degree
9 7 (16.67%) JIRA
9 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (14.29%) QlikView
10 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
10 6 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (14.29%) Pentaho
10 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
10 6 (14.29%) Talend
10 6 (14.29%) Jaspersoft
10 6 (14.29%) User Stories
10 6 (14.29%) Ranorex

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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 2 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) G Suite
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
1 1 (2.38%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) Pentaho
2 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.29%) QlikView
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) OLAP
3 4 (9.52%) OLTP
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) Ranorex
3 6 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.52%) JMeter
6 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
6 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.38%) JBehave
8 1 (2.38%) Protractor
8 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.38%) VisualVM
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Test Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Tester
3 8 (19.05%) Test Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Java Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) JIRA Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Performance Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) J2EE
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 5 (11.90%) iPad
3 5 (11.90%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Test Automation
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) Manual Testing
3 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (14.29%) ETL
6 6 (14.29%) User Stories
6 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 5 (11.90%) Line Management
7 5 (11.90%) Open Source
7 5 (11.90%) QA Automation
7 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) ISTQB
2 11 (26.19%) ISEB
3 7 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Cognos
2 6 (14.29%) Informatica
2 6 (14.29%) Jaspersoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Talend
3 3 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Seapine
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 3 days ago