Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 124 147
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.060% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.48% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 15
Milton Keynes median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £24,350
90th Percentile £33,750 £40,250 £33,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1598 1653 2549
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 98.28% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1446 2135
Milton Keynes median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Software Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

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 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft