The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 122 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 12 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.52% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.42% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 3
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,900 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2161 1889 1889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.35% 96.72% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1650 1694 1605
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Buckinghamshire region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 12 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 18 (72.00%) ISEB
2 17 (68.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (36.00%) C#
7 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
7 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (24.00%) QA
10 5 (20.00%) Selenium
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
11 4 (16.00%) V-Model
12 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (12.00%) MSF
12 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
13 2 (8.00%) Scrum
13 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
13 2 (8.00%) CSS
13 2 (8.00%) Web Services
13 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
13 2 (8.00%) HTML

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Manual Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) V-Model
8 3 (12.00%) MSF
9 2 (8.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.00%) User Stories
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
10 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Change Control
10 1 (4.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) ISEB
2 10 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension (10%), Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago