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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.93% 6.20% 2.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.78% 48.48% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 6
Average salary £48,750 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
45 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 16.48% 12.79% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 27
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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

QA
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 28 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 27 (79.41%) Finance
2 22 (64.71%) SQL
3 21 (61.76%) Oracle
3 21 (61.76%) Automated Testing
3 21 (61.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (61.76%) Oracle Database
4 15 (44.12%) Test Management
5 14 (41.18%) Regression Testing
6 10 (29.41%) Migration
6 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
6 10 (29.41%) Data Migration
6 10 (29.41%) Selenium
6 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
7 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) VBScript
7 7 (20.59%) ISEB
8 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
8 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (8.82%) Degree
11 3 (8.82%) QMS
11 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.82%) Quality Management

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.94%) WordPress
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle Database
2 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (29.41%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (79.41%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Music Industry
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Test Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Automated Test Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) Yii
2 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) Flash
2 1 (2.94%) RSS
2 1 (2.94%) XML-RPC
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Automated Testing
2 15 (44.12%) Test Management
3 14 (41.18%) Regression Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Migration
4 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Data Migration
4 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.82%) CMMI
8 3 (8.82%) QMS
9 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.88%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Use Case
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) VBScript
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP5
5 1 (2.94%) PHP4
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
1 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
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