The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 81 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.83% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 2
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
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
832 1162 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 98.23% 96.43% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 750 967 853
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
5 2 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) IIS

Software 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SAP