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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aylesbury 17.17% 14.81% 5.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 85.00% 92.31% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aylesbury 20.20% 16.05% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 4
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (58.82%) Validation
3 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Data Validation
4 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 8 (47.06%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) F#
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) PHP
6 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
8 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (5.88%) T4 Templates
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.88%) ISEB
9 1 (5.88%) CA
9 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
9 1 (5.88%) HTML
9 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.88%) Web Services
9 1 (5.88%) XML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Aylesbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) T4 Templates
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
1 12 (70.59%) QA Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Support Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Support
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Validation
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Data Validation
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) CAPA
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) DMAIC
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) F#
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) HNC
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) CA