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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 93 65 89
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.12% 2.37% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 2.52% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 13
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,750 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1431 1150 1230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.14% 93.88% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 891 1015
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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
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 1 July 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 14 (45.16%) Automation Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
5 11 (35.48%) SaaS
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
7 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (22.58%) ISEB
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
8 7 (22.58%) QA
9 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
10 5 (16.13%) PHP
10 5 (16.13%) MySQL
10 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Selenium
11 4 (12.90%) System Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Java
11 4 (12.90%) JMeter
11 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 4 (12.90%) User Experience
11 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
12 3 (9.68%) JBehave
12 3 (9.68%) BDD

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (6.45%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) JMeter
3 3 (9.68%) JBehave
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) XML Messaging
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 14 (45.16%) Automation Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.90%) System Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) Time Management
10 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (6.45%) CRM
10 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) PHP
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
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