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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 78 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.58% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.50% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
835 996 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 97.43% 96.14% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 701 832 788
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) SAP
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Selenium
6 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Android
7 3 (25.00%) iPhone
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (25.00%) iPad
7 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
8 2 (16.67%) C++

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Behat
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
1 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) SAP