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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.08% 1.60% 6.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 16.13% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 18
Median salary £45,000 £53,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% +36.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £52,900 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,900 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
26 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.00% 9.94% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 37
Median salary £41,250 £31,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.00% -18.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

The demand trend of job ads across the High Wycombe region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) JSP
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Grunt
2 2 (16.67%) gulp
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) TestNG
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) Sass
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (16.67%) XHTML
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) mHealth
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) UML
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) CRUD
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Product Management
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) Release Management
7 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
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