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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 76 57 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.34% 2.73% 3.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.94% 32.20% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 68 52 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
272 177 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.96% 8.47% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 197 123 138
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 43 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Aylesbury +8 12 £35,000 - 1
High Wycombe +1 9 £53,500 +12.63%
Amersham - 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 43 (33.33%) Finance
2 42 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (20.16%) SDLC
4 23 (17.83%) Scrum
5 21 (16.28%) Test Strategy
6 20 (15.50%) Test Scripting
6 20 (15.50%) Software Testing
7 19 (14.73%) Project Management
8 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
8 18 (13.95%) Degree
9 17 (13.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (13.18%) Mentoring
10 16 (12.40%) ISEB
10 16 (12.40%) Change Management
11 15 (11.63%) E-Commerce
12 14 (10.85%) Test Management
13 12 (9.30%) Performance Testing
13 12 (9.30%) Coaching
13 12 (9.30%) HP UFT
13 12 (9.30%) JIRA
13 12 (9.30%) Selenium
13 12 (9.30%) Software Engineering
14 11 (8.53%) ISO 9001
14 11 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (7.75%) Manual Testing
15 10 (7.75%) Quality Management
15 10 (7.75%) SQL
15 10 (7.75%) Retail
16 9 (6.98%) Logistics

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (0.78%) IIS
1 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.78%) SAS
1 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.65%) MS Office
3 5 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) VoIP
2 1 (0.78%) FTP
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) VPN
2 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) MS Access
2 2 (1.55%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) HP UFT
1 12 (9.30%) JIRA
1 12 (9.30%) Selenium
2 11 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.55%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.78%) JMeter
4 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 43 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Retail
3 7 (5.43%) Marketing
4 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.65%) Banking
5 5 (3.88%) Automotive
6 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.55%) Electronics
7 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (30.23%) Analyst
2 17 (13.18%) Business Analyst
3 14 (10.85%) Test Manager
3 14 (10.85%) Test Analyst
3 14 (10.85%) QA Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Test Engineer
4 11 (8.53%) QA Manager
5 9 (6.98%) Tester
6 8 (6.20%) Architect
6 8 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.43%) Quality Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Software Tester
8 6 (4.65%) Change Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Technical Support
8 6 (4.65%) Developer
8 6 (4.65%) QA Tester
9 5 (3.88%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) GWT
2 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.55%) iOS SDK
3 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.55%) Spring
3 2 (1.55%) .NET
3 2 (1.55%) J2EE
4 1 (0.78%) CSS
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.78%) LAMP
4 1 (0.78%) WPF
4 1 (0.78%) jQuery
4 1 (0.78%) HTML5
4 1 (0.78%) CSS3
4 1 (0.78%) Kendo UI
4 1 (0.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) Social Media
5 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.55%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.55%) FMCG
5 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.55%) Statistics
5 2 (1.55%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.20%) UNIX
2 4 (3.10%) Windows
3 2 (1.55%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.16%) SDLC
3 23 (17.83%) Scrum
4 21 (16.28%) Test Strategy
5 20 (15.50%) Software Testing
5 20 (15.50%) Test Scripting
6 19 (14.73%) Project Management
7 17 (13.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (13.18%) Mentoring
8 16 (12.40%) Change Management
9 15 (11.63%) E-Commerce
10 14 (10.85%) Test Management
11 12 (9.30%) Performance Testing
11 12 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 12 (9.30%) Coaching
12 10 (7.75%) Manual Testing
12 10 (7.75%) Quality Management
13 9 (6.98%) Logistics
14 8 (6.20%) Asset Management
14 8 (6.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.75%) SQL
2 7 (5.43%) Java
2 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.10%) C
4 3 (2.33%) C#
4 3 (2.33%) C++
5 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.78%) ABAP
6 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.78%) F#
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Degree
2 16 (12.40%) ISEB
3 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.88%) TickIT
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) JTAG
3 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.43%) HP
3 5 (3.88%) hybris
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle
4 4 (3.10%) SAP
5 2 (1.55%) Adobe
5 2 (1.55%) Apple
5 2 (1.55%) Google
5 2 (1.55%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.78%) QNX
6 1 (0.78%) Progress
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base, bonus, benefits and fir
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago