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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 83 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% 0.092% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.095% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%

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 1048 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 97.96% 96.24% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 717 893 789
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby

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 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) 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
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