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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.54% 2.16% 1.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.74% 35.71% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 6
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.62% 6.06% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 23
Average salary £38,500 £48,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.61% +97.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,750 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 9 (34.62%) Test Management
5 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
6 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
7 6 (23.08%) Selenium
7 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
8 5 (19.23%) MVC
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (19.23%) C#
8 5 (19.23%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) UML
9 4 (15.38%) OO
9 4 (15.38%) CRM
9 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 4 (15.38%) PHP
9 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) CSS
9 4 (15.38%) ISEB
9 4 (15.38%) SaaS
9 4 (15.38%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.85%) WordPress
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) TestDirector
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Test Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) QA Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior QA Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) Sass
3 2 (7.69%) MDX
3 2 (7.69%) Drools
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) JSP
3 2 (7.69%) XHTML
3 2 (7.69%) JMS
3 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.69%) Spring
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) EJB
3 2 (7.69%) Struts
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Test Management
3 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
5 5 (19.23%) UML
5 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
5 5 (19.23%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) OO
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) QMS
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) Quality Management
7 3 (11.54%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) VBScript
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.85%) PHP5
6 1 (3.85%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
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