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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 98 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 25 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.62% 0.53% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.55% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 14
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £45,350
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1510 2006 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.99% 96.86% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1564 1576
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 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 +32 20 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Aylesbury - 4 £35,000 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 20 (60.61%) Automated Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 15 (45.45%) QA
5 14 (42.42%) Degree
5 14 (42.42%) Manual Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Ranorex
7 10 (30.30%) Virtual Team
7 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 9 (27.27%) Selenium
9 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
9 7 (21.21%) ISEB
9 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
10 6 (18.18%) NeoLoad
10 6 (18.18%) SQL
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
10 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.18%) Banking
11 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Smoke Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
12 4 (12.12%) Scrum
12 4 (12.12%) C++
12 4 (12.12%) Oracle
12 4 (12.12%) SAP

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 (6.06%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Ranorex
2 9 (27.27%) Selenium
3 6 (18.18%) NeoLoad
4 2 (6.06%) JMeter
4 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Protractor
5 1 (3.03%) VisualVM
General
1 6 (18.18%) Banking
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Automated Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 14 (42.42%) Manual Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 4 (12.12%) Smoke Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (6.06%) QA Automation
11 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
11 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (3.03%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) ISEB
3 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
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