The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 90 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% 0.29% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.30% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Software 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 £24,200 £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% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Creative Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) MSF
6 1 (11.11%) CSS

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Creative Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) MSF
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £40,269 to £45,691 (with a potential to earn £48,322)
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £32,757 to £37,167 (with a potential to earn £39,308)
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £27,709 - £31,437 (with a potential to earn £33,248)
Posted: 17 days ago