The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills 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 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.15% 1.62% 2.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% 12.50% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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 Milton Keynes region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
121 136 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.57% 12.96% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 94 89 80
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

QA
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

QA Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

QA
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 31 (37.35%) Degree
2 30 (36.14%) SQL
3 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (26.51%) Finance
4 22 (26.51%) Python
5 19 (22.89%) Linux
6 17 (20.48%) E-Commerce
6 17 (20.48%) JIRA
6 17 (20.48%) Use Case
7 16 (19.28%) Puppet
7 16 (19.28%) DevOps
7 16 (19.28%) Unix
8 15 (18.07%) HTTP
8 15 (18.07%) Perl
8 15 (18.07%) C#
9 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
9 14 (16.87%) Ruby
9 14 (16.87%) Software Delivery
10 13 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (14.46%) SDLC
12 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
12 11 (13.25%) .NET
13 10 (12.05%) Scrum
14 9 (10.84%) Project Management
14 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
14 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
15 8 (9.64%) HTML
15 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
16 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (3.61%) Apache
1 3 (3.61%) CMS
1 3 (3.61%) Drupal
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) JIRA
2 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.82%) Selenium
4 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.61%) Subversion
5 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Business Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Business Finance Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Finance Business Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Financial Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) Developer
4 13 (15.66%) Software Analyst
5 12 (14.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Change Manager
8 6 (7.23%) IT Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (7.23%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Tester
9 5 (6.02%) QA Manager
10 4 (4.82%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.82%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) HTML
3 7 (8.43%) CSS
4 6 (7.23%) LAMP
5 5 (6.02%) Web Services
5 5 (6.02%) XML
6 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.82%) jQuery
7 3 (3.61%) Dojo
7 3 (3.61%) JSON
7 3 (3.61%) React
7 3 (3.61%) Silverlight
7 3 (3.61%) WCF
7 3 (3.61%) WPF
8 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.41%) CSS3
8 2 (2.41%) HTML5
9 1 (1.20%) REST
9 1 (1.20%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.61%) PMI
2 3 (3.61%) User Experience
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Animation
4 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Linux
2 16 (19.28%) Unix
3 7 (8.43%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.48%) E-Commerce
2 17 (20.48%) Use Case
3 16 (19.28%) DevOps
4 14 (16.87%) Software Delivery
5 13 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (14.46%) SDLC
7 10 (12.05%) Scrum
8 9 (10.84%) Project Management
8 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
8 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.23%) Change Management
9 6 (7.23%) Manual Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Coaching
10 5 (6.02%) Front End Development
10 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.82%) Automation Testing
11 4 (4.82%) Line Management
11 4 (4.82%) OO
11 4 (4.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 22 (26.51%) Python
3 15 (18.07%) C#
3 15 (18.07%) Perl
4 14 (16.87%) Ruby
5 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.43%) Java
7 5 (6.02%) C
7 5 (6.02%) PHP
8 4 (4.82%) C++
9 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.61%) VB
9 3 (3.61%) VBA
10 1 (1.20%) COBOL
10 1 (1.20%) Delphi
10 1 (1.20%) Pascal
10 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
10 1 (1.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) ISEB
2 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.41%) HND
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (19.28%) Puppet
2 13 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Telerik
3 2 (2.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) Citrix
4 1 (1.20%) Google
4 1 (1.20%) HP
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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