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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 119 129 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 10
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £36,000 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
1543 2119 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.72% 95.67% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1740 1474
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram 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 25 September 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 +21 4 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Creative Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum

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 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Creative Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
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