The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 114 127 123
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.51% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Median salary £35,000 £28,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Software Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1525 2043 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 98.01% 96.87% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1606 1579
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +22 7 £35,000 +55.55%
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) .NET

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
Buckinghamshire
Prospectus
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago