The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 122 142 123
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.091% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.095% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £31,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
1511 2097 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.61% 95.10% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1736 1484
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

QA Tester
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aylesbury -8 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Milton Keynes +21 2 £43,750 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (84.00%) Selenium
3 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (56.00%) Regression Testing
5 13 (52.00%) NeoLoad
6 12 (48.00%) Integration Testing
6 12 (48.00%) VoIP
7 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
9 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (28.00%) Banking
10 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 6 (24.00%) Black-Box Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
12 4 (16.00%) Validation
12 4 (16.00%) Data Validation
12 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
13 3 (12.00%) Scrum
13 3 (12.00%) SQL
14 2 (8.00%) Ruby
14 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
14 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
14 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
14 2 (8.00%) QA Automation
15 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
15 1 (4.00%) BDD
15 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
15 1 (4.00%) Test Automation

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 13 (52.00%) NeoLoad
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Regression Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Integration Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Data Validation
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.00%) QA Automation
9 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
10 1 (4.00%) API Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
10 1 (4.00%) OWASP
10 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
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