The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 100 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 34 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.60% 0.90% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.94% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 11
Average salary £32,500 £32,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% -5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2005 1916 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.09% 96.14% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1609 1548
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
South East

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 23 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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 Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 23 £32,500 - 2
Gerrards Cross - 4 £25,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £25,500 - 2
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited 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 Tester in their job title.

1 29 (52.73%) Selenium
2 24 (43.64%) .NET
3 23 (41.82%) Automated Testing
4 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
6 17 (30.91%) ISEB
7 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
7 14 (25.45%) Manual Testing
8 13 (23.64%) QA
9 12 (21.82%) C#
10 11 (20.00%) SQL
11 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
12 8 (14.55%) Degree
12 8 (14.55%) HTML
12 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
13 7 (12.73%) Finance
13 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
13 7 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
14 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
14 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
14 6 (10.91%) CSS
15 5 (9.09%) PHP
15 5 (9.09%) Java
15 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
15 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
15 5 (9.09%) XML

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (52.73%) Selenium
2 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
3 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.27%) Behat
4 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.45%) PHPUnit
4 3 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) Grunt
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) XML
5 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.45%) JSON
6 3 (5.45%) WCF
6 3 (5.45%) LINQ
6 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
6 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.45%) Sass
7 2 (3.64%) JSP
8 1 (1.82%) Web Services
8 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) UNIX
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Automated Testing
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
4 14 (25.45%) Manual Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.27%) MVC
9 4 (7.27%) Kanban
9 4 (7.27%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (5.45%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (5.45%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) C#
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) PHP
4 5 (9.09%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.27%) C
6 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) ISEB
2 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
3 8 (14.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) GPEN
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Telerik
3 1 (1.82%) HP
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