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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 94 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.096% - 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
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
1000 988 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.60% 94.18% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 849 778 833
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
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%) SDLC

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA