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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 94 144 141
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 14 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.97% 0.042% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.043% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 6
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +56.86%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
1415 2313 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.72% 96.25% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1849 1658
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 £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 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 - 6 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £35,000 -
High Wycombe +5 1 £36,000 -10.00% 1
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 23 (92.00%) Selenium
3 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (60.00%) Regression Testing
5 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
6 12 (48.00%) Functional Testing
7 11 (44.00%) NeoLoad
7 11 (44.00%) Integration Testing
7 11 (44.00%) VoIP
8 7 (28.00%) Validation
8 7 (28.00%) Data Validation
9 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (20.00%) Java
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
12 3 (12.00%) Multimedia
12 3 (12.00%) SQL
12 3 (12.00%) CRM
13 2 (8.00%) JMeter
13 2 (8.00%) Workflow
13 2 (8.00%) TDD
13 2 (8.00%) Ruby
13 2 (8.00%) JIRA
13 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 11 (44.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (92.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) NeoLoad
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) Gerrit
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Functional Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Data Validation
4 7 (28.00%) Validation
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
9 2 (8.00%) API Testing
9 2 (8.00%) BDD
9 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
9 2 (8.00%) OWASP
9 2 (8.00%) QA Automation
9 2 (8.00%) TDD
9 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Workflow
10 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA