The median annual salary for a Software Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Tester
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 104 134
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Median salary - £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1410 1413 2310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 97.11% 97.52% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1181 1838
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Buckinghamshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Buckinghamshire

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) iPad
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) iPhone
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Behat
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Behat
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
1 3 (75.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA