The median annual salary for a Tester was £27,250 in advertised job vacancies in Maidenhead during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Tester
Berkshire / Maidenhead
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 35 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 1.48% 4.40% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 4.66% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 1
Median salary £27,250 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.45% +46.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead. 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
Maidenhead
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 256 343 470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 94.46% 94.23% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 196 269 418
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Maidenhead

Tester
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

Salary trend for Tester in Maidenhead

Tester
Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Maidenhead over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Maidenhead

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Maidenhead region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) QA
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Redmine
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) JMX
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) TMap
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (25.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc