The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aylesbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aylesbury 8.28% 3.85% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 75.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
QA
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aylesbury region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Aylesbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aylesbury 13.79% 5.13% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,300 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Aylesbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

QA
Salary Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Aylesbury region.

QA Salary Trend in Aylesbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aylesbury

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aylesbury region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 17 (80.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) Validation
3 9 (42.86%) Data Validation
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
5 7 (33.33%) Use Case
5 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) Tableau
6 6 (28.57%) UML
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) CRM
7 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (19.05%) F#
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (19.05%) VoIP
8 4 (19.05%) PHP
8 4 (19.05%) C++
8 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (19.05%) Multimedia
8 4 (19.05%) Subversion

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Aylesbury by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aylesbury region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) T4 Templates
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Multimedia
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Tester
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Support
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) QA Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
6 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
6 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Product Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) Ajax
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Data Validation
1 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
1 9 (42.86%) Validation
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) Use Case
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.76%) SOA
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) F#
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) CA