Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 80 128
Rank change year-on-year -38 +48 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 57 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.71% 3.41% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 3.84% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 54 36
Milton Keynes median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,475 £25,625
90th Percentile £47,250 £53,250 £44,375
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -17.65%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1527 1485 2396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 90.68% 88.82% 87.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1293 1970
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (58.33%) JIRA
5 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (41.67%) User Stories
6 5 (41.67%) SDLC
6 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (33.33%) ISEB
8 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
9 2 (16.67%) DevOps
9 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) C#
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) QA

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:

Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) Mocha
5 1 (8.33%) Protractor
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) PDA
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) User Stories
5 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) Open Source
8 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft