The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 82 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 55 65 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.43% 2.98% 2.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.11% 29.02% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 37
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,600 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
QA
South East

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
238 224 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.53% 10.27% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 156 133 136
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,950 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

QA
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 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -17 39 £35,000 - 7
High Wycombe -3 10 £55,000 +74.60% 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) Finance
3 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.71%) Degree
5 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 15 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 14 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (14.58%) Scrum
8 12 (12.50%) Project Management
8 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
9 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
9 11 (11.46%) Logistics
10 10 (10.42%) Quality Management
10 10 (10.42%) ISEB
10 10 (10.42%) Test Management
10 10 (10.42%) JIRA
11 9 (9.38%) Marketing
11 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
11 9 (9.38%) System Testing
11 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.33%) Asset Management
12 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 8 (8.33%) Coaching
12 8 (8.33%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.33%) Mobile App
13 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
13 7 (7.29%) ISO 9001
14 6 (6.25%) Change Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
2 6 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) 4G
1 3 (3.13%) GSM
1 3 (3.13%) SDH
1 3 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (1.04%) FTP
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) MS Access
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) JIRA
2 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.17%) Selenium
4 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.08%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.04%) Grunt
5 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 31 (32.29%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Analyst
2 16 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Test Manager
4 10 (10.42%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Tester
6 8 (8.33%) Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.29%) QA Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Quality Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.21%) QA Tester
10 4 (4.17%) Project Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) QA Manager
10 4 (4.17%) IT Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) UAT Test Manager
11 3 (3.13%) UAT Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Testing Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) WPF
2 2 (2.08%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.08%) Spring
2 2 (2.08%) Middleware
2 2 (2.08%) J2EE
2 2 (2.08%) iOS SDK
2 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.04%) JSON
3 1 (1.04%) LINQ
3 1 (1.04%) GWT
3 1 (1.04%) WCF
3 1 (1.04%) jQuery
3 1 (1.04%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.04%) Sass
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.08%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.08%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.04%) FMCG
5 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) UNIX
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 15 (15.63%) Test Scripting
4 14 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (14.58%) Scrum
5 12 (12.50%) Project Management
6 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
6 11 (11.46%) Logistics
7 10 (10.42%) Quality Management
7 10 (10.42%) Test Management
8 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
8 9 (9.38%) System Testing
8 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.33%) Coaching
9 8 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.25%) Change Management
10 6 (6.25%) Requirements Management
11 5 (5.21%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
3 4 (4.17%) Java
3 4 (4.17%) C
3 4 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) ISEB
3 5 (5.21%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.04%) HNC
4 1 (1.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.21%) TickIT
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) JTAG
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) hybris
3 2 (2.08%) Adobe
3 2 (2.08%) EMC
3 2 (2.08%) Apple
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle
3 2 (2.08%) Google
3 2 (2.08%) Coremetrics
4 1 (1.04%) Dundas
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Progress
4 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.04%) QNX
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