The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 86 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.35% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £47,500 - £32,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 836 989 1137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.54% 95.00% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 676 777 863
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Milton Keynes

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Milton Keynes

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Tester in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Tester in Milton Keynes

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (75.00%) JMeter
4 5 (62.50%) Selenium
5 4 (50.00%) BDD
5 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) J2EE
5 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
5 4 (50.00%) Protractor
5 4 (50.00%) VisualVM
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (37.50%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Automotive
6 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
6 3 (37.50%) JBehave
6 3 (37.50%) Time Management
6 3 (37.50%) HTML

Senior 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 6 (75.00%) JMeter
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) Protractor
3 4 (50.00%) VisualVM
4 3 (37.50%) JBehave
4 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
3 1 (12.50%) Behat
3 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 4 (50.00%) IBM