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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 45 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.01% 3.32% 2.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.94% 41.24% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 26
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,275 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
188 97 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.56% 8.05% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 117 72 97
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Scrum
3 16 (24.24%) Finance
4 14 (21.21%) Project Management
5 13 (19.70%) E-Commerce
6 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (16.67%) Change Management
8 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.15%) Manual Testing
9 9 (13.64%) Quality Management
9 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.12%) Marketing
10 8 (12.12%) Asset Management
10 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
11 7 (10.61%) Coaching
11 7 (10.61%) Logistics
11 7 (10.61%) Degree
12 6 (9.09%) ISO 9001
12 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.09%) SQL
12 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 6 (9.09%) Performance Testing
13 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
13 5 (7.58%) QMS
13 5 (7.58%) hybris
13 5 (7.58%) SDLC
13 5 (7.58%) Automation Testing
13 5 (7.58%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) SAS
1 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.55%) MS Office
4 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MS Access
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.58%) Selenium
3 3 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) JMeter
5 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Marketing
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) Analyst
2 8 (12.12%) Test Manager
2 8 (12.12%) Architect
2 8 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Tester
3 7 (10.61%) Quality Manager
4 6 (9.09%) QA Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Software Tester
5 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.06%) IT Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Change Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Testing Manager
7 3 (4.55%) UAT Test Manager
7 3 (4.55%) UAT Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) GWT
2 2 (3.03%) iOS SDK
2 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.03%) J2EE
2 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 2 (3.03%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) UNIX
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Scrum
3 14 (21.21%) Project Management
4 13 (19.70%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.67%) Change Management
6 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.15%) Manual Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Quality Management
8 8 (12.12%) Asset Management
9 7 (10.61%) Logistics
9 7 (10.61%) Coaching
10 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.58%) QMS
11 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.58%) Automation Testing
11 5 (7.58%) SDLC
12 4 (6.06%) Line Management
12 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.06%) C
4 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.58%) TickIT
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) hybris
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
3 2 (3.03%) Apple
3 2 (3.03%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) Coremetrics
4 1 (1.52%) Dundas
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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