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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 106 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.95% 1.39% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.43% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 14
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,200 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2158 1882 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.34% 96.71% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1691 1607
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 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 19 £31,250 -3.84% 5
High Wycombe -9 1 £35,000 +50.53%
Aylesbury -11 1 £29,000 -8.66%
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (58.14%) ISEB
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) .NET
4 18 (41.86%) Automated Testing
5 14 (32.56%) Degree
5 14 (32.56%) Selenium
6 13 (30.23%) Manual Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
7 11 (25.58%) C#
8 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
9 9 (20.93%) QA
9 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
9 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
10 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.28%) SQL
11 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.95%) Finance
13 5 (11.63%) HP
13 5 (11.63%) Web Services
13 5 (11.63%) Banking
13 5 (11.63%) Retail
14 4 (9.30%) JIRA
14 4 (9.30%) Web Testing
14 4 (9.30%) Windows
14 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
14 4 (9.30%) Telecoms

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Selenium
2 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) Behat
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.98%) CSS
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.33%) XHTML
5 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Automated Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Manual Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
7 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.30%) Web Testing
8 4 (9.30%) User Stories
8 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.30%) V-Model
9 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.98%) MSF
10 2 (4.65%) Scrum
10 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.33%) MVC
11 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C#
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) ISEB
2 14 (32.56%) Degree
3 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) HP
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