The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 106 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.071% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
QA Tester
Buckinghamshire

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
1336 1062 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.22% 93.98% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 785 747
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited QA 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 QA Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited QA 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 QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA