The median annual salary for a Software Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 27 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 82 112
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.49% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Median salary - £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.61% +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 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 891 816 1458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.53% 97.03% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 675 684 1194
Median salary £43,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.81% +1.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Milton Keynes

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes 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 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 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