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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 76 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 42 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.55% 2.91% 3.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.66% 20.00% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 33
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,750 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
83 210 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.87% 14.57% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 66 143 73
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,300 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 23 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) JIRA
3 12 (33.33%) TDD
3 12 (33.33%) BDD
4 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
4 11 (30.56%) Selenium
5 10 (27.78%) Python
5 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 10 (27.78%) WebDriver
5 10 (27.78%) Automation Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 9 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) Ruby
7 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 8 (22.22%) Puppet
8 7 (19.44%) QA Automation
8 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (19.44%) Java
9 6 (16.67%) Perl
9 6 (16.67%) Unix
9 6 (16.67%) HTTP
9 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 6 (16.67%) DevOps
9 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
10 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
10 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration

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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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) SAS
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) JIRA
2 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 11 (30.56%) Selenium
3 10 (27.78%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Ant
5 2 (5.56%) Gerrit
5 2 (5.56%) JMeter
5 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.78%) Capybara
6 1 (2.78%) Hudson
6 1 (2.78%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.78%) French Language
4 1 (2.78%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) Java Engineer
1 6 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Test Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 4 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 3 (8.33%) PMO Coordinator
4 3 (8.33%) Project Office Coordinator
4 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) cXML
3 1 (2.78%) Dojo
3 1 (2.78%) ebXML
3 1 (2.78%) EDI
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) LAMP
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (8.33%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) BDD
2 12 (33.33%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) Automation Testing
3 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 7 (19.44%) QA Automation
7 6 (16.67%) DevOps
7 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.11%) Kanban
9 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Scrum
9 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Python
2 9 (25.00%) Ruby
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) Perl
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.56%) Jython
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.78%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) HND
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Puppet
2 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) IBM
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Remedy
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