The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 117 118 141
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.054% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.057% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
QA Engineer
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
1891 1757 1799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.03% 95.59% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1443 1470 1487
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

QA Engineer
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 Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Milton Keynes -13 3 £41,500 +3.75% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £60,000 -
Aylesbury - 2 - - 2
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) CMMI
2 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) QMS
3 3 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) TickIT
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Military
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Military
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CMMI
1 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) QMS
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) FMECA
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) TickIT