The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 123 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
QA Tester
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
1955 1777 1778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.76% 95.95% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1475 1481
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +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 Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Tester
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 Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Milton Keynes - 3 £27,500 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Advertising
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) V-Model
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Java

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA