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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 77 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.18% 2.88% 2.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.88% 24.21% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 48
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
164 252 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.66% 11.90% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 134 199 190
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £25,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,164 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.27%

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 December 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 December 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 -13 22 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Aylesbury -6 11 £35,000 -17.64%
High Wycombe - 6 £62,500 -
Marlow - 3 £32,500 -
Olney - 1 £37,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
3 29 (32.58%) SQL
4 24 (26.97%) Selenium
5 21 (23.60%) Test Scripting
6 20 (22.47%) HTML
7 19 (21.35%) CSS
7 19 (21.35%) Finance
8 16 (17.98%) CSS3
8 16 (17.98%) Web Development
9 15 (16.85%) Ruby
9 15 (16.85%) Functional Testing
9 15 (16.85%) Scrum
9 15 (16.85%) PHP
10 14 (15.73%) C#
11 13 (14.61%) Java
11 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
11 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (14.61%) Software Testing
11 13 (14.61%) jQuery
11 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (13.48%) QA Automation
12 12 (13.48%) Retail
12 12 (13.48%) Test Strategy
12 12 (13.48%) Workflow
13 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
13 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
13 11 (12.36%) MVC
13 11 (12.36%) Integration Testing
13 11 (12.36%) Test Automation

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 (8.99%) WordPress
2 3 (3.37%) CMS
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
4 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) SSL
1 2 (2.25%) VoIP
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) MySQL
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Selenium
2 10 (11.24%) NeoLoad
3 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.87%) Grunt
4 7 (7.87%) gulp
5 6 (6.74%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.62%) JIRA
7 3 (3.37%) Ant
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.12%) JMeter
8 1 (1.12%) JUnit
8 1 (1.12%) Maven
8 1 (1.12%) Redmine
8 1 (1.12%) Subversion
8 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.12%) TestNG
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Retail
3 11 (12.36%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Analyst
2 19 (21.35%) Developer
3 18 (20.22%) Test Analyst
4 15 (16.85%) Web Developer
5 14 (15.73%) Tester
6 13 (14.61%) QA Analyst
7 12 (13.48%) QA Tester
8 11 (12.36%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) QA Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (5.62%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.62%) Software Analyst
11 5 (5.62%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (5.62%) Test Engineer
12 4 (4.49%) Coordinator
12 4 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (4.49%) Technical Support
12 4 (4.49%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) HTML
2 19 (21.35%) CSS
3 16 (17.98%) CSS3
4 13 (14.61%) jQuery
5 9 (10.11%) HTML5
6 8 (8.99%) JSP
7 7 (7.87%) .NET
7 7 (7.87%) Ajax
7 7 (7.87%) JSON
7 7 (7.87%) Sass
7 7 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (7.87%) XHTML
8 6 (6.74%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.25%) Middleware
10 2 (2.25%) Web Services
10 2 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) User Experience
3 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) iPad
5 2 (2.25%) mHealth
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.12%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.12%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Unix
1 4 (4.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.60%) Test Scripting
3 16 (17.98%) Web Development
4 15 (16.85%) Functional Testing
4 15 (16.85%) Scrum
5 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
5 13 (14.61%) Software Testing
6 12 (13.48%) QA Automation
6 12 (13.48%) Test Strategy
6 12 (13.48%) Workflow
7 11 (12.36%) Integration Testing
7 11 (12.36%) MVC
7 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
7 11 (12.36%) TDD
7 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.24%) Data Validation
8 10 (11.24%) Validation
9 8 (8.99%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.87%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
2 29 (32.58%) SQL
3 15 (16.85%) PHP
3 15 (16.85%) Ruby
4 14 (15.73%) C#
5 13 (14.61%) Java
6 3 (3.37%) C++
6 3 (3.37%) Python
7 2 (2.25%) Jython
7 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.12%) Groovy
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
1 10 (11.24%) ISEB
2 6 (6.74%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) SAP
3 2 (2.25%) IBM
3 2 (2.25%) Remedy
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe
4 1 (1.12%) Brocade
4 1 (1.12%) Informatica
4 1 (1.12%) Symantec
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago