The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 58 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 52 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.93% 3.12% 2.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.30% 26.27% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 38
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
161 217 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.18% 11.87% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 138 170 188
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QA Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

QA
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 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 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 +11 38 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Aylesbury +7 5 £40,000 +8.84%
Marlow - 3 £32,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 47 (43.52%) SQL
2 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (37.04%) Selenium
4 38 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 26 (24.07%) Java
6 22 (20.37%) Regression Testing
6 22 (20.37%) Finance
6 22 (20.37%) Test Scripting
7 20 (18.52%) HTML
8 19 (17.59%) CSS
8 19 (17.59%) Scrum
8 19 (17.59%) QA Automation
9 18 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 17 (15.74%) Ruby
10 17 (15.74%) Software Testing
11 16 (14.81%) Web Development
11 16 (14.81%) CSS3
11 16 (14.81%) WebDriver
12 15 (13.89%) PHP
12 15 (13.89%) Test Automation
12 15 (13.89%) Degree
12 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.96%) Integration Testing
13 14 (12.96%) Test Strategy
13 14 (12.96%) E-Commerce
14 13 (12.04%) ISEB
14 13 (12.04%) C#
14 13 (12.04%) jQuery
14 13 (12.04%) Automated Testing
15 12 (11.11%) Retail

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.41%) WordPress
2 3 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.85%) MS Office
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) MySQL
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (37.04%) Selenium
2 16 (14.81%) WebDriver
3 11 (10.19%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.19%) NeoLoad
4 9 (8.33%) JIRA
5 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.48%) Grunt
6 7 (6.48%) gulp
7 5 (4.63%) Ant
7 5 (4.63%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.93%) JMeter
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
8 1 (0.93%) Redmine
8 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.93%) Subversion
8 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.93%) TestNG
8 1 (0.93%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Retail
3 11 (10.19%) Banking
4 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Analyst
2 20 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 19 (17.59%) Developer
3 19 (17.59%) Tester
4 18 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 16 (14.81%) QA Tester
6 15 (13.89%) Web Developer
7 13 (12.04%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) QA Analyst
7 13 (12.04%) QA Automation Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) Test Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.63%) Software Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) HTML
2 19 (17.59%) CSS
3 16 (14.81%) CSS3
4 13 (12.04%) jQuery
5 9 (8.33%) HTML5
5 9 (8.33%) XML
6 8 (7.41%) JSP
7 7 (6.48%) .NET
7 7 (6.48%) Ajax
7 7 (6.48%) JSON
7 7 (6.48%) Sass
7 7 (6.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (6.48%) XHTML
8 5 (4.63%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.85%) WinForms
11 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) User Experience
3 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.48%) iPad
4 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.63%) iPhone
6 3 (2.78%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.85%) mHealth
8 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.93%) Fintech
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Unix
1 8 (7.41%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) Android
2 5 (4.63%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.37%) Regression Testing
2 22 (20.37%) Test Scripting
3 19 (17.59%) QA Automation
3 19 (17.59%) Scrum
4 18 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 17 (15.74%) Software Testing
6 16 (14.81%) Web Development
7 15 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 14 (12.96%) E-Commerce
8 14 (12.96%) Integration Testing
8 14 (12.96%) Test Strategy
9 13 (12.04%) Automated Testing
10 12 (11.11%) Workflow
11 11 (10.19%) Automation Testing
11 11 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (10.19%) MVC
11 11 (10.19%) TDD
12 10 (9.26%) Data Validation
12 10 (9.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) SQL
2 38 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 26 (24.07%) Java
4 17 (15.74%) Ruby
5 15 (13.89%) PHP
6 13 (12.04%) C#
7 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.56%) Python
9 4 (3.70%) Perl
10 3 (2.78%) C++
11 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.93%) Jython
12 1 (0.93%) R
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) VBA
12 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Degree
2 13 (12.04%) ISEB
3 11 (10.19%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SDET
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle
2 4 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (1.85%) Remedy
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe
4 1 (0.93%) Brocade
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) Informatica
4 1 (0.93%) Sencha
4 1 (0.93%) Symantec
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