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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 95 123 99
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.40% 0.89% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.92% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 33
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £31,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,400 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1516 2185 2123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.19% 96.98% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1682 1614
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
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 24 May 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
Aylesbury - 8 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +13 6 £33,750 +3.84% 3
High Wycombe +4 1 £36,000 -10.00%
Newport Pagnell - 1 £37,500 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 29 (64.44%) QA
2 25 (55.56%) Selenium
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 16 (35.56%) Functional Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Regression Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
6 12 (26.67%) Java
6 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
8 9 (20.00%) NeoLoad
8 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (20.00%) VoIP
9 8 (17.78%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.56%) Data Validation
10 7 (15.56%) Validation
10 7 (15.56%) C#
11 6 (13.33%) SQL
11 6 (13.33%) Degree
11 6 (13.33%) Android
11 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Marketing
12 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Creative Marketing
12 5 (11.11%) TDD
12 5 (11.11%) Banking
12 5 (11.11%) Multimedia
12 5 (11.11%) ISEB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) NeoLoad
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.44%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) JMeter
5 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) T4 Templates
5 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Marketing
3 5 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) Ajax
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (4.44%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Android
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Functional Testing
3 13 (28.89%) Regression Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.56%) Data Validation
7 7 (15.56%) Validation
8 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Creative Marketing
9 5 (11.11%) TDD
9 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.89%) CRM
10 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.67%) BDD
11 3 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.67%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 6 (13.33%) SQL
5 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (64.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30 - 40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 19 days ago