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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 30 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 7.72% 2.17% 1.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 33.33% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
48 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 15.43% 6.52% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 47 14 19
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £21,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 21 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 20 (64.52%) Finance
3 17 (54.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (54.84%) Oracle
3 17 (54.84%) Automated Testing
3 17 (54.84%) Oracle Database
4 12 (38.71%) Test Management
5 10 (32.26%) Selenium
5 10 (32.26%) Regression Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) Data Migration
7 8 (25.81%) Migration
7 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
8 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
9 5 (16.13%) ISEB
9 5 (16.13%) MVC
9 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
9 5 (16.13%) VBScript
9 5 (16.13%) C#
9 5 (16.13%) Java
10 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.90%) PHP
10 4 (12.90%) HTML
10 4 (12.90%) CSS
10 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.90%) jQuery
11 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (9.68%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (3.23%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) WordPress
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (32.26%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Test Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Automated Test Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Process Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
1 4 (12.90%) jQuery
2 3 (9.68%) Sass
3 2 (6.45%) JSP
3 2 (6.45%) Struts
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) JMS
3 2 (6.45%) XHTML
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) EJB
3 2 (6.45%) Drools
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
3 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.45%) MDX
4 1 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Automated Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Test Management
3 10 (32.26%) Regression Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.81%) Data Migration
5 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) MVC
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.68%) QMS
8 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
8 3 (9.68%) CMMI
8 3 (9.68%) SOA
8 3 (9.68%) UML
9 2 (6.45%) OO
9 2 (6.45%) ETL
9 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) VBScript
2 5 (16.13%) C#
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) PHP5
6 1 (3.23%) PHP4
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
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