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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.35% 3.19% 2.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 25.00% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 7
Median salary £50,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.54% +12.63%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
30 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 11.76% 12.78% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 19
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,049 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +3.82%

QA
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

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 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) 4G
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (11.11%) NeoLoad
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

QA
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) 4G
1 1 (11.11%) GPRS
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) NeoLoad
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Business Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner