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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 88 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 39 74 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.52% 3.36% 3.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.38% 27.21% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 65 64
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £62,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
160 272 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.34% 12.34% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 116 197 138
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,300 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 August 2016.

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 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
Milton Keynes +3 22 £45,000 -5.26% 6
High Wycombe -4 7 £45,000 -15.88%
Aylesbury -22 5 £35,000 - 2
Marlow - 1 £35,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 (47.96%) Selenium
2 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 32 (32.65%) Integration Testing
5 31 (31.63%) Regression Testing
6 24 (24.49%) Finance
6 24 (24.49%) NeoLoad
7 21 (21.43%) Functional Testing
8 20 (20.41%) Software Testing
9 19 (19.39%) Test Scripting
9 19 (19.39%) Telecoms
10 18 (18.37%) QA Automation
11 17 (17.35%) TDD
12 16 (16.33%) Black-Box Testing
13 15 (15.31%) Scrum
14 14 (14.29%) Stress Testing
15 13 (13.27%) Data Validation
15 13 (13.27%) BDD
15 13 (13.27%) Validation
16 12 (12.24%) Automated Testing
16 12 (12.24%) VoIP
16 12 (12.24%) Test Strategy
16 12 (12.24%) Automation Testing
16 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (11.22%) JIRA
17 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (11.22%) SQL
18 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
18 10 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (10.20%) Manual Testing

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 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) SAS
3 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Office
2 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) VoIP
2 6 (6.12%) Firewall
2 6 (6.12%) VPN
3 2 (2.04%) HTTP
3 2 (2.04%) SSL
4 1 (1.02%) 3G
4 1 (1.02%) 4G
4 1 (1.02%) GPRS
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (47.96%) Selenium
2 24 (24.49%) NeoLoad
3 11 (11.22%) JIRA
4 10 (10.20%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.04%) Ant
7 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.02%) Capybara
8 1 (1.02%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.02%) Hudson
8 1 (1.02%) JMeter
8 1 (1.02%) JUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Maven
8 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.02%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.02%) Redmine
8 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.02%) TestNG
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 19 (19.39%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.16%) Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.02%) French Language
6 1 (1.02%) German Language
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (34.69%) Analyst
2 26 (26.53%) Tester
3 25 (25.51%) QA Tester
3 25 (25.51%) Test Analyst
4 17 (17.35%) QA Analyst
4 17 (17.35%) QA Test Analyst
5 14 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 12 (12.24%) Automation Test Analyst
7 11 (11.22%) QA Automation Analyst
8 9 (9.18%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) QA Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Coordinator
10 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Test Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Integration Tester
11 5 (5.10%) Java Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (5.10%) QA Test Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Regression Tester
11 5 (5.10%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 2 (2.04%) HTML
3 2 (2.04%) Middleware
3 2 (2.04%) Web Services
3 2 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) Ajax
4 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.02%) COM
4 1 (1.02%) CSS
4 1 (1.02%) cXML
4 1 (1.02%) ebXML
4 1 (1.02%) EDI
4 1 (1.02%) jQuery
4 1 (1.02%) JSP
4 1 (1.02%) SOAP
4 1 (1.02%) Spring
4 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.06%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.06%) PMI
5 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.04%) mHealth
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Linux
2 8 (8.16%) Windows
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.12%) CentOS
5 4 (4.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.65%) Integration Testing
3 31 (31.63%) Regression Testing
4 21 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 20 (20.41%) Software Testing
6 19 (19.39%) Test Scripting
7 18 (18.37%) QA Automation
8 17 (17.35%) TDD
9 16 (16.33%) Black-Box Testing
10 15 (15.31%) Scrum
11 14 (14.29%) Stress Testing
12 13 (13.27%) BDD
12 13 (13.27%) Data Validation
12 13 (13.27%) Validation
13 12 (12.24%) Automated Testing
13 12 (12.24%) Automation Testing
13 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (12.24%) Test Strategy
14 10 (10.20%) Manual Testing
14 10 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.22%) SQL
3 8 (8.16%) Ruby
4 6 (6.12%) Java
5 4 (4.08%) C#
6 3 (3.06%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) C++
7 2 (2.04%) Jython
7 2 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.02%) Groovy
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) ISEB
2 7 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.02%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Squid
1 6 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.04%) IBM
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle
2 2 (2.04%) Remedy
2 2 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (1.02%) Brocade
3 1 (1.02%) HP
3 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.02%) Symantec
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £430000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Aylesbury
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago