The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 75 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £36,250 £33,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -18.67%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £36,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +19.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
817 1002 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 97.61% 96.16% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 684 842 777
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Milton Keynes region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, QA 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 Milton Keynes region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) iPhone
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Sencha