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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 49 55 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 38 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.56% 3.95% 1.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 30.07% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 15
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
114 143 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.67% 13.13% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 101 112 100
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 20 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 37 (56.92%) SQL
2 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.85%) Selenium
4 17 (26.15%) Java
5 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
6 14 (21.54%) QA Automation
6 14 (21.54%) Regression Testing
6 14 (21.54%) Finance
7 13 (20.00%) Scrum
7 13 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 12 (18.46%) Degree
9 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
10 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
10 10 (15.38%) Automation Testing
10 10 (15.38%) Ruby
10 10 (15.38%) Automated Testing
10 10 (15.38%) ISEB
11 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Performance Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
11 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
11 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
12 7 (10.77%) TDD
12 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
12 7 (10.77%) Unix
12 7 (10.77%) Windows
12 7 (10.77%) XML
12 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.77%) Jenkins

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 2 (3.08%) WordPress
2 1 (1.54%) SAS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Selenium
2 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.23%) JIRA
6 5 (7.69%) Ant
6 5 (7.69%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.54%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.54%) JMeter
7 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.54%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Front Office
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) QA Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Tester
6 9 (13.85%) Java Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) QA Tester
8 7 (10.77%) QA Analyst
8 7 (10.77%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Developer
9 5 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Software Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Software QA Tester
9 5 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Software Tester
10 4 (6.15%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) XML
2 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) CSS
2 5 (7.69%) HTML
2 5 (7.69%) jQuery
2 5 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.62%) CSS3
3 3 (4.62%) HTML5
4 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.08%) WinForms
5 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.54%) Middleware
5 1 (1.54%) Pyramid
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.23%) iPad
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) iPhone
4 3 (4.62%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Unix
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Android
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 14 (21.54%) QA Automation
3 14 (21.54%) Regression Testing
4 13 (20.00%) Scrum
4 13 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
6 10 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 10 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
7 8 (12.31%) Performance Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.77%) TDD
9 6 (9.23%) Web Testing
10 5 (7.69%) API Testing
10 5 (7.69%) BDD
10 5 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) Java
3 10 (15.38%) Ruby
4 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.23%) Python
7 4 (6.15%) C#
7 4 (6.15%) Perl
8 3 (4.62%) C++
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) Jython
10 1 (1.54%) R
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 10 (15.38%) ISEB
3 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SDET
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) IBM
3 1 (1.54%) Informatica
3 1 (1.54%) Remedy
3 1 (1.54%) Sencha
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