Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Tester
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 174 198
Rank change year-on-year +18 +24 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.14% 0.064% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.066% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.28% +24.28% -13.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,375 £38,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £61,125 £45,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -3.06% +22.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2779 3046 4261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.85% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 2562 3440
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Senior Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Buckinghamshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Buckinghamshire

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 3 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes 0 1 £45,000 -16.28%
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Senior 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Senior Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (75.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Docker