The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 88 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 6 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.53% 0.95% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.01% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
QA Analyst
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1077 994 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.48% 94.49% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 840 845 814
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Milton Keynes region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

QA Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (50.00%) Hedge funds
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) JMeter
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft