The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 4.53% 6.25% 2.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 51.52% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 5
Average salary £43,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Buckinghamshire

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 High Wycombe region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
56 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 18.12% 12.13% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55 26 31
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the High Wycombe region.

QA Salary Trend in High Wycombe

QA
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) Oracle
3 21 (65.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (65.63%) Automated Testing
3 21 (65.63%) Oracle Database
4 15 (46.88%) Test Management
5 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
6 11 (34.38%) Integration Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Data Migration
7 10 (31.25%) Selenium
7 10 (31.25%) Migration
8 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
9 7 (21.88%) VBScript
10 6 (18.75%) ISEB
10 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
11 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
11 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
11 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (9.38%) QMS
13 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
13 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
13 3 (9.38%) CMMI
13 3 (9.38%) MVC
14 2 (6.25%) Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.13%) WordPress
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (31.25%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Automated Test Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Quality Manager
8 1 (3.13%) QA Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (6.25%) MDX
2 1 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) Yii
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Flash
2 1 (3.13%) RSS
2 1 (3.13%) XML-RPC
2 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) DTV
1 1 (3.13%) Open Source
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Automated Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Test Management
3 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Integration Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Data Migration
5 10 (31.25%) Migration
6 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) QMS
9 3 (9.38%) MVC
9 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
9 3 (9.38%) CMMI
10 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.25%) ETL
10 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
11 1 (3.13%) User Stories
11 1 (3.13%) Android Development
11 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
11 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP5
4 1 (3.13%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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