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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 72 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 51 54 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.07% 2.42% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.17% 21.60% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 42
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +17.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £58,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
211 250 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.71% 11.20% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 135 165 132
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £23,150 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +11 20 £40,000 - 1
Aylesbury +1 12 £35,500 +1.42% 5
Amersham - 4 - - 1
High Wycombe -7 3 £36,000 -34.54% 1
Buckingham - 2 £29,500 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £37,500 -
Marlow - 1 £45,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 31 (29.81%) SQL
2 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 30 (28.85%) Selenium
3 29 (27.88%) Finance
4 28 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (25.00%) Degree
5 26 (25.00%) JIRA
6 24 (23.08%) Linux
7 22 (21.15%) Java
7 22 (21.15%) Python
8 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (17.31%) C#
9 18 (17.31%) Regression Testing
10 17 (16.35%) Telecoms
10 17 (16.35%) Perl
10 17 (16.35%) E-Commerce
10 17 (16.35%) Jenkins
11 16 (15.38%) Functional Testing
11 16 (15.38%) DevOps
11 16 (15.38%) Puppet
11 16 (15.38%) Ruby
11 16 (15.38%) Use Case
12 15 (14.42%) HTTP
13 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
13 14 (13.46%) Unix
13 14 (13.46%) Integration Testing
13 14 (13.46%) Software Delivery
14 13 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (12.50%) Software Testing
14 13 (12.50%) Opscode Chef

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 3 (2.88%) Apache
1 3 (2.88%) CMS
1 3 (2.88%) Drupal
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) HTTP
2 8 (7.69%) VoIP
3 4 (3.85%) Firewall
3 4 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.96%) 3G
4 1 (0.96%) 4G
4 1 (0.96%) GPRS
4 1 (0.96%) SSH
4 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.88%) MySQL
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (28.85%) Selenium
2 26 (25.00%) JIRA
3 17 (16.35%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.62%) NeoLoad
5 7 (6.73%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.77%) Subversion
6 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.88%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.92%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.92%) JMeter
9 2 (1.92%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.92%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.96%) Hudson
10 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (27.88%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.92%) Electronics
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Analyst
2 29 (27.88%) Tester
3 24 (23.08%) QA Tester
4 19 (18.27%) Business Analyst
5 13 (12.50%) Developer
5 13 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Business Finance Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) Finance Business Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) Financial Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) Software Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) Test Analyst
8 10 (9.62%) QA Analyst
9 9 (8.65%) QA Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) QA Test Analyst
10 8 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (5.77%) Agile Tester
11 6 (5.77%) Java Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) .NET
2 12 (11.54%) Web Services
3 9 (8.65%) HTML
4 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.73%) CSS
5 6 (5.77%) XML
6 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.85%) jQuery
6 4 (3.85%) JSON
7 3 (2.88%) Ajax
7 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.88%) Dojo
7 3 (2.88%) LAMP
7 3 (2.88%) Silverlight
7 3 (2.88%) WCF
7 3 (2.88%) WPF
8 2 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (1.92%) React
9 1 (0.96%) RESTful
9 1 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.85%) User Experience
3 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.96%) PMI
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) Linux
2 14 (13.46%) Unix
3 11 (10.58%) Windows
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.85%) CentOS
6 3 (2.88%) Android
6 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.31%) Regression Testing
3 17 (16.35%) E-Commerce
4 16 (15.38%) DevOps
4 16 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 16 (15.38%) Use Case
5 14 (13.46%) Integration Testing
5 14 (13.46%) Software Delivery
6 13 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 10 (9.62%) TDD
8 9 (8.65%) Automation Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Business Analysis
8 9 (8.65%) Data Validation
8 9 (8.65%) Scrum
8 9 (8.65%) Validation
9 8 (7.69%) BDD
10 7 (6.73%) Defect Management
10 7 (6.73%) QA Automation
10 7 (6.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.81%) SQL
2 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.15%) Java
3 22 (21.15%) Python
4 18 (17.31%) C#
5 17 (16.35%) Perl
6 16 (15.38%) Ruby
7 5 (4.81%) PHP
8 4 (3.85%) C++
9 3 (2.88%) VB
10 2 (1.92%) C
11 1 (0.96%) COBOL
11 1 (0.96%) Delphi
11 1 (0.96%) Pascal
11 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.96%) VBA
11 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) ISEB
3 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.92%) HND
4 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.96%) HP AIS
5 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Squid
1 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) XenApp
2 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) Puppet
2 13 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.81%) Tableau
3 3 (2.88%) Telerik
4 2 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle
5 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.96%) VMware
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