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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 101 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 0.88% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.91% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 34
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
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
1431 2299 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.68% 96.19% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1850 1654
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +16 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Aylesbury - 5 £35,000 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 27 (64.29%) QA
2 24 (57.14%) Selenium
3 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 15 (35.71%) Functional Testing
6 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
8 12 (28.57%) Integration Testing
9 11 (26.19%) NeoLoad
9 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
9 11 (26.19%) VoIP
10 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
11 8 (19.05%) Java
12 7 (16.67%) Data Validation
12 7 (16.67%) Validation
12 7 (16.67%) ISEB
13 6 (14.29%) Finance
13 6 (14.29%) C#
13 6 (14.29%) Degree
13 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
13 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
14 5 (11.90%) Android
14 5 (11.90%) Black-Box Testing
14 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.90%) Banking
14 5 (11.90%) Creative Marketing
14 5 (11.90%) Marketing
14 5 (11.90%) SQL
14 5 (11.90%) .NET

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 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Selenium
2 11 (26.19%) NeoLoad
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) Gerrit
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) T4 Templates
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) Ajax
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Functional Testing
2 15 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 12 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
6 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 7 (16.67%) Data Validation
7 7 (16.67%) Validation
8 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Black-Box Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Creative Marketing
10 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.52%) TDD
10 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.14%) CRM
11 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.14%) Web Development
12 2 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) VMware
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