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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.88% 1.72% 1.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.71% 28.57% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 5
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £50,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
28 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 10.85% 6.03% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 21
Average salary £37,750 £50,000 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.50% +166.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 21 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Test Management
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) ISEB
4 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) SaaS
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) TestDirector
5 3 (17.65%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) TestDirector
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior QA Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) Sass
3 2 (11.76%) EJB
3 2 (11.76%) Drools
3 2 (11.76%) JMS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) JSP
3 2 (11.76%) XHTML
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) Struts
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Flash
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Management
2 5 (29.41%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) BPMN
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) PHP
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) PHP5
5 1 (5.88%) PHP4
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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