The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 124 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 5 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.24% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.62% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 11
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
QA Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1963 1771 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.69% 96.04% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1473 1490
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gerrards Cross - 3 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes -19 2 £30,000 -14.28%
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) ISEB
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Selenium
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (26.67%) XML
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Subversion
8 4 (26.67%) Logistics
8 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
8 4 (26.67%) Marketing
8 4 (26.67%) JSON
8 4 (26.67%) WCF
8 4 (26.67%) LINQ

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) Jasmine
2 4 (26.67%) Grunt
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) LINQ
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) Backbone.js
2 4 (26.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) FMCG
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Logistics
5 4 (26.67%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) V-Model
5 4 (26.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) BT