The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 55 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 24 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.94% 1.22% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 1.27% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 7
Median salary £36,000 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,900 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
797 1024 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 97.79% 95.97% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 696 871 787
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 28 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 27 (77.14%) Test Automation
3 23 (65.71%) Software Testing
4 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (57.14%) Degree
5 20 (57.14%) Manual Testing
6 17 (48.57%) Automation Testing
7 15 (42.86%) Ranorex
7 15 (42.86%) Virtual Team
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) QA
9 11 (31.43%) Selenium
10 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Java
10 9 (25.71%) ISEB
11 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
11 8 (22.86%) Finance
12 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
12 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
14 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (14.29%) JMeter
14 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 4 (11.43%) IBM
15 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
15 4 (11.43%) J2EE
15 4 (11.43%) Oracle
15 4 (11.43%) SAP
15 4 (11.43%) XML
15 4 (11.43%) Unix

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 15 (42.86%) Ranorex
2 11 (31.43%) Selenium
3 5 (14.29%) JMeter
4 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
4 4 (11.43%) Protractor
4 4 (11.43%) VisualVM
4 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.57%) IntelliJ
5 3 (8.57%) JBehave
5 3 (8.57%) JIRA
6 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) J2EE
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) XML Messaging
3 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.86%) Behat
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Virtual Team
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) iPad
3 2 (5.71%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 27 (77.14%) Test Automation
3 23 (65.71%) Software Testing
4 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (57.14%) Manual Testing
6 17 (48.57%) Automation Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) BDD
10 4 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
11 3 (8.57%) Smoke Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Time Management
12 2 (5.71%) QA Automation
13 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 1 (2.86%) Defect Management
13 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
13 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) ISEB
3 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) AppDynamics
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Sencha
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