The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 76 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.90% 1.27% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.31% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 6
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,300 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1090 1072 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.21% 97.28% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 834 886 744
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
Buckinghamshire

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 22 (52.38%) Selenium
2 19 (45.24%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) Automated Testing
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (35.71%) ISEB
4 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 11 (26.19%) Manual Testing
7 10 (23.81%) QA
8 8 (19.05%) Degree
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) C#
9 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (11.90%) SQL
10 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
10 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.52%) PHP
11 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (7.14%) Telerik
12 3 (7.14%) Online Security
12 3 (7.14%) Information Security
12 3 (7.14%) C
12 3 (7.14%) Java

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 3 (7.14%) Behat
4 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Automated Testing
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 11 (26.19%) Manual Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Online Security
8 3 (7.14%) Information Security
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Scrum
9 2 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) C#
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) C
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) ISEB
2 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Telerik
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Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension (10%), Healthcare
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: 37-45k
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