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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 63 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 46 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.42% 3.45% 1.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% 24.47% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 41 20
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
99 188 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.53% 14.09% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71 144 58
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 29 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
3 10 (24.39%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.07%) Ruby
5 7 (17.07%) Selenium
5 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
5 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
5 7 (17.07%) QA Automation
6 6 (14.63%) BDD
6 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (14.63%) Retail
7 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
7 5 (12.20%) MS Office
7 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
7 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.76%) jQuery

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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
1 7 (17.07%) Selenium
2 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Capybara
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.44%) PhantomJS
5 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.44%) French Language
5 1 (2.44%) German Language
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
1 8 (19.51%) QA Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) QA Automation Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Tester
3 5 (12.20%) Coordinator
3 5 (12.20%) QA Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (9.76%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Software Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Web Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.32%) CSS3
3 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) WinForms
5 1 (2.44%) cXML
5 1 (2.44%) ebXML
5 1 (2.44%) EDI
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (4.88%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (24.39%) Scrum
3 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
4 9 (21.95%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
5 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
5 7 (17.07%) QA Automation
5 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.63%) BDD
6 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.76%) Kanban
8 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.32%) MVC
9 3 (7.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Ruby
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) Jython
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
1 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.32%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Remedy
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £40K - £55K + Bens!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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SAI Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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Mint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago