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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 30 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 63 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.35% 2.99% 1.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 27.19% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59 30 15
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
147 114 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.15% 11.00% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127 87 83
Median salary £38,500 £44,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 24 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 50 (58.14%) SQL
2 46 (53.49%) Selenium
3 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (40.70%) Java
5 31 (36.05%) Regression Testing
6 30 (34.88%) WebDriver
7 28 (32.56%) QA Automation
8 26 (30.23%) Finance
9 21 (24.42%) Test Scripting
10 20 (23.26%) Automation Testing
11 19 (22.09%) JIRA
11 19 (22.09%) Automated Testing
12 18 (20.93%) Software Testing
12 18 (20.93%) Degree
13 15 (17.44%) PL/SQL
13 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
14 14 (16.28%) XML
14 14 (16.28%) Scrum
14 14 (16.28%) BDD
15 12 (13.95%) TDD
15 12 (13.95%) Web Testing
16 11 (12.79%) Integration Testing
16 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
16 11 (12.79%) ISEB
16 11 (12.79%) Manual Testing
16 11 (12.79%) API Testing
16 11 (12.79%) SDET
17 10 (11.63%) Test Strategy
17 10 (11.63%) Functional Testing
17 10 (11.63%) iPad

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 (2.33%) WordPress
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.16%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 46 (53.49%) Selenium
2 30 (34.88%) WebDriver
3 19 (22.09%) JIRA
4 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.30%) IntelliJ
6 5 (5.81%) Ant
7 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.16%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.16%) JMeter
8 1 (1.16%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.16%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) QA Engineer
2 25 (29.07%) Analyst
3 23 (26.74%) QA Automation Engineer
4 22 (25.58%) Automation Engineer
4 22 (25.58%) Java Engineer
5 16 (18.60%) Test Analyst
6 15 (17.44%) Test Engineer
7 11 (12.79%) Tester
8 9 (10.47%) QA Analyst
9 8 (9.30%) QA Tester
9 8 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) QA Test Analyst
10 7 (8.14%) Software Tester
11 6 (6.98%) Developer
11 6 (6.98%) Lead Test Analyst
11 6 (6.98%) Software Analyst
11 6 (6.98%) Software QA Tester
12 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (5.81%) Selenium Tester
12 5 (5.81%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) XML
2 9 (10.47%) .NET
3 7 (8.14%) CSS
3 7 (8.14%) HTML
4 5 (5.81%) jQuery
5 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.49%) CSS3
5 3 (3.49%) HTML5
6 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.33%) WinForms
7 1 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.16%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.16%) Pyramid
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) iPad
2 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.98%) iPhone
4 4 (4.65%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) FMCG
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Unix
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Android
3 5 (5.81%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Regression Testing
3 28 (32.56%) QA Automation
4 21 (24.42%) Test Scripting
5 20 (23.26%) Automation Testing
6 19 (22.09%) Automated Testing
7 18 (20.93%) Software Testing
8 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
9 14 (16.28%) BDD
9 14 (16.28%) Scrum
10 12 (13.95%) TDD
10 12 (13.95%) Web Testing
11 11 (12.79%) API Testing
11 11 (12.79%) Integration Testing
11 11 (12.79%) Manual Testing
12 10 (11.63%) Functional Testing
12 10 (11.63%) Test Strategy
13 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
14 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
15 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.14%) SQL
2 35 (40.70%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) PL/SQL
4 10 (11.63%) Ruby
5 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) Python
7 6 (6.98%) C#
8 4 (4.65%) Perl
9 3 (3.49%) C++
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.16%) R
11 1 (1.16%) VB
11 1 (1.16%) VBA
11 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
2 11 (12.79%) ISEB
2 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) SDET
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.81%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle
2 3 (3.49%) SAP
3 1 (1.16%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.16%) Informatica
3 1 (1.16%) New Relic
3 1 (1.16%) Sencha
3 1 (1.16%) Splunk
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago