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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 67 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 42 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.86% 3.34% 3.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.25% 32.52% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 31
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,560 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
160 123 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.88% 10.28% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 103 79 90
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,125 £21,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,750 £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 2 June 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Finance
3 12 (21.05%) Scrum
4 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
4 11 (19.30%) Project Management
4 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.79%) Quality Management
7 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
7 8 (14.04%) Marketing
7 8 (14.04%) Degree
7 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
7 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Coaching
8 7 (12.28%) Logistics
9 6 (10.53%) Change Management
9 6 (10.53%) ISO 9001
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.77%) QMS
10 5 (8.77%) hybris
10 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
10 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.77%) Java
10 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
10 5 (8.77%) TickIT
10 5 (8.77%) Banking
10 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
11 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) 4G
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) GSM
1 1 (1.75%) SDH
1 1 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
1 3 (5.26%) Selenium
2 2 (3.51%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Marketing
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (14.04%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Tester
4 6 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Quality Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) QA Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Software Tester
6 4 (7.02%) IT Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Testing Manager
7 3 (5.26%) UAT Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) UAT Test Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Functional Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) GWT
1 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
1 2 (3.51%) Spring
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
1 2 (3.51%) J2EE
1 2 (3.51%) iOS SDK
1 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.51%) Statistics
5 2 (3.51%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Scrum
3 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
3 11 (19.30%) Project Management
4 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.79%) Quality Management
6 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
6 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Coaching
7 7 (12.28%) Logistics
8 6 (10.53%) Change Management
8 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.77%) QMS
9 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Workflow
10 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
11 3 (5.26%) SDLC
11 3 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) Java
1 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C++
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) HNC
4 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 5 (8.77%) TickIT
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) hybris
3 2 (3.51%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Coremetrics
3 2 (3.51%) Apple
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) Dundas
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent
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