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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 48 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.82% 3.90% 1.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.26% 27.27% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 17
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £67,500
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
95 176 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.16% 14.30% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 141 88
Median salary £35,000 £44,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +20.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £54,600
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.02%

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 7 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 20 (43.48%) SQL
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
3 9 (19.57%) Ruby
3 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 8 (17.39%) Degree
4 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.22%) Selenium
5 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
5 7 (15.22%) QA Automation
5 7 (15.22%) ISEB
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.87%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
7 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
7 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
7 5 (10.87%) C#
7 5 (10.87%) HTML
7 5 (10.87%) Java
7 5 (10.87%) .NET
7 5 (10.87%) CSS

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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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
1 2 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.70%) Ant
5 2 (4.35%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) Capybara
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) QA Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Tester
3 7 (15.22%) QA Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) QA Tester
5 5 (10.87%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Developer
5 5 (10.87%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Software Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Coordinator
6 4 (8.70%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) CSS
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 5 (10.87%) jQuery
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.52%) CSS3
3 3 (6.52%) HTML5
4 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) WinForms
5 1 (2.17%) Pyramid
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Unix
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
3 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.22%) QA Automation
5 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
8 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Kanban
9 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.52%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Ruby
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) C++
5 4 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) Jython
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Groovy
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) ISEB
3 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
1 4 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (2.17%) Informatica
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago