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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.08% 2.46% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% 17.86% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
38 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.62% 13.79% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 20
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 15 (53.57%) Automated Testing
2 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database
3 12 (42.86%) Test Management
4 10 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 8 (28.57%) ISEB
6 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 7 (25.00%) Selenium
7 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (17.86%) VBScript
9 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
9 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 4 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 3 (10.71%) WPF
11 3 (10.71%) Use Case
11 3 (10.71%) Scrum

QA
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Music Industry
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Test Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Automated Test Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 2 (7.14%) QA Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Quality Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Automated Testing
2 12 (42.86%) Test Management
3 10 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
7 6 (21.43%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.71%) Scrum
10 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Use Case
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
11 2 (7.14%) System Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
12 1 (3.57%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
1 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £144.38 per week
Posted: 10 days ago