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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 103 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.46% 0.33% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.34% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Median salary £31,250 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% +24.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,625
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.67%

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
1266 1758 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.69% 96.86% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1450 1363
Median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes +10 4 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Aylesbury +6 1 £31,250 +0.80%
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (62.50%) Selenium
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) NeoLoad
5 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
9 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) C++
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (12.50%) SAP
9 2 (12.50%) Unix
9 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) VoIP
9 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ

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 2 (12.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) NeoLoad
3 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) Sencha
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago