The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 91 63 85
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 19 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.32% 2.48% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.66% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 17
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1369 1129 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.94% 93.38% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 896 1055
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Tester
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Tester Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited 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 Tester in their job title.

1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
5 9 (33.33%) SaaS
6 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
7 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) HTML
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
7 7 (25.93%) ISEB
7 7 (25.93%) QA
8 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) PHP
9 5 (18.52%) MySQL
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) .NET
10 4 (14.81%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) JMeter
10 4 (14.81%) System Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.81%) User Experience
11 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JMeter
2 3 (11.11%) JBehave
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
1 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) XML Messaging
3 3 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.81%) System Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.11%) BDD
8 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Workflow
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
9 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) PHP
4 4 (14.81%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) hybris
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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