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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 83 103 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.51% 0.30% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.32% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £36,000 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
778 1269 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 98.48% 96.65% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 677 1069 740
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Creative Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum

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 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Creative Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + 10% bonus + 25 days hol
Posted: 5 days ago