The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 101 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 25 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 0.45% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.47% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 10
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1682 1694 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.11% 95.22% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1338 1419
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 +6 12 £32,500 - 5
Aylesbury - 6 £31,000 -
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (48.65%) QA
2 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) ISEB
4 12 (32.43%) Java
5 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
6 9 (24.32%) Selenium
6 9 (24.32%) Functional Testing
6 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
7 8 (21.62%) .NET
7 8 (21.62%) Windows
7 8 (21.62%) Validation
8 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 7 (18.92%) Python
8 7 (18.92%) Perl
8 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 7 (18.92%) Android
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.51%) Multimedia
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) Data Validation
10 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
11 4 (10.81%) SDLC
11 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
11 4 (10.81%) SQL
11 4 (10.81%) Web Services

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) T4 Templates
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Multimedia
3 4 (10.81%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) Ajax
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Android
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
4 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
4 9 (24.32%) Functional Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Validation
6 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Data Validation
9 4 (10.81%) CRM
9 4 (10.81%) SDLC
9 4 (10.81%) TDD
10 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.11%) MVC
10 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Scrum
10 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Web Development
11 2 (5.41%) Creative Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C#
2 12 (32.43%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) Perl
3 7 (18.92%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) XenApp
1 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
1 2 (5.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
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