Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 101 132
Rank change year-on-year -20 +31 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.60% 1.84% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.07% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 18
Milton Keynes median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +50.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £43,500 £29,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,650 £66,250 £52,855
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £57,500 £51,450
% change year-on-year -39.13% +11.76% +3.94%

Test Strategy 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 1504 1495 2314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 90.44% 88.88% 87.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1304 1915
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.63% +5.58%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy 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 in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) PMO
5 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Jenkins

Test Strategy
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Project Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Project Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle