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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 97 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 24 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 0.86% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.88% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 22
Average salary £36,000 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,150 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,850 £35,000
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
1610 2153 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.95% 96.98% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1628 1649
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 29 April 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 +11 8 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Aylesbury - 7 £35,000 - 3
Newport Pagnell - 2 £37,500 -
High Wycombe -1 1 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 29 (61.70%) QA
2 23 (48.94%) Selenium
3 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
5 14 (29.79%) Regression Testing
5 14 (29.79%) Functional Testing
6 13 (27.66%) Java
7 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
8 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
9 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
10 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
10 9 (19.15%) ISEB
10 9 (19.15%) C#
11 8 (17.02%) Finance
11 8 (17.02%) Validation
11 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.89%) NeoLoad
12 7 (14.89%) Degree
12 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
12 7 (14.89%) VoIP
13 6 (12.77%) Perl
13 6 (12.77%) SQL
13 6 (12.77%) Python
13 6 (12.77%) Android
14 5 (10.64%) Data Validation
14 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (10.64%) Windows
14 5 (10.64%) Linux
14 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
14 5 (10.64%) TDD

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) VoIP
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Selenium
2 7 (14.89%) NeoLoad
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.26%) JMeter
5 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) T4 Templates
5 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Multimedia
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) Ajax
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Android
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Functional Testing
2 14 (29.79%) Regression Testing
3 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
5 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Validation
7 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.64%) Data Validation
8 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
8 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) CRM
9 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.38%) BDD
10 3 (6.38%) Creative Marketing
10 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 13 (27.66%) Java
3 9 (19.15%) C#
4 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 6 (12.77%) Python
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) ISEB
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (61.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) XenApp
1 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) VMware
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