The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 115 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.87% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.91% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 30
Median salary £35,000 £39,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,500 £41,150
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
1564 2084 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.75% 95.73% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1708 1428
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% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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 Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 +15 7 £35,000 -11.39% 7
Aylesbury -11 2 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 19 (70.37%) QA
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) Selenium
4 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
6 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 8 (29.63%) NeoLoad
7 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
8 7 (25.93%) VoIP
8 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Degree
8 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) Banking
9 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Black-Box Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Scrum
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) Data Validation
11 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.81%) Validation
12 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
12 3 (11.11%) ISEB
12 3 (11.11%) C++
12 3 (11.11%) .NET
12 3 (11.11%) SQL Server

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 2 (7.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) NeoLoad
3 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
3 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) Data Validation
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.81%) Validation
9 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Creative Marketing
10 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.70%) System Testing
11 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (70.37%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life
Posted: 18 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + 10% bonus + 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
Olney, Buckinghamshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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