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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 70 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.82% 2.92% 3.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.29% 21.23% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 34
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £19,275
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
82 212 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.94% 13.76% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 61 132 78
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £23,125 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for QA.

1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) JIRA
3 15 (37.50%) Python
4 14 (35.00%) Linux
4 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (35.00%) Finance
5 13 (32.50%) Ruby
5 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
5 13 (32.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (30.00%) TDD
6 12 (30.00%) BDD
7 11 (27.50%) Puppet
7 11 (27.50%) Selenium
8 10 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 10 (25.00%) HTTP
8 10 (25.00%) Unix
8 10 (25.00%) Perl
8 10 (25.00%) Software Delivery
8 10 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 10 (25.00%) DevOps
9 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (20.00%) Java
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) Defect Management
11 7 (17.50%) QA Automation
11 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
11 7 (17.50%) Degree
12 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) JIRA
2 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
3 11 (27.50%) Selenium
4 10 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.00%) Gerrit
6 2 (5.00%) JMeter
6 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.00%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.50%) Capybara
7 1 (2.50%) Hudson
7 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
1 9 (22.50%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (22.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 9 (22.50%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Java Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) QA Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Finance Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (7.50%) PMO Coordinator
5 3 (7.50%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.50%) Project Office Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) Dojo
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (2.50%) cXML
4 1 (2.50%) ebXML
4 1 (2.50%) EDI
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (7.50%) PMI
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (32.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (30.00%) BDD
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 10 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 10 (25.00%) DevOps
5 10 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 8 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 7 (17.50%) QA Automation
7 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.00%) Kanban
9 4 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Python
2 13 (32.50%) Ruby
3 10 (25.00%) Perl
4 8 (20.00%) Java
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) C
8 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.00%) HND
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) SDET
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Puppet
2 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) HP
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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