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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 68 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.86% 2.78% 3.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.89% 21.74% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 29
Median salary £38,750 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £49,550 £48,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
95 184 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.38% 12.77% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 65 116 85
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,725 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 27 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (41.30%) JIRA
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) Python
3 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) Finance
4 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
5 15 (32.61%) Ruby
5 15 (32.61%) Puppet
6 14 (30.43%) HTTP
7 13 (28.26%) Unix
7 13 (28.26%) Perl
7 13 (28.26%) DevOps
7 13 (28.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (28.26%) Software Delivery
8 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (26.09%) SQL
9 10 (21.74%) Java
9 10 (21.74%) Degree
10 9 (19.57%) TDD
10 9 (19.57%) BDD
10 9 (19.57%) Automation Testing
11 8 (17.39%) WebDriver
11 8 (17.39%) Selenium
12 7 (15.22%) Use Case
12 7 (15.22%) C#
12 7 (15.22%) Defect Management
13 6 (13.04%) QA Automation
13 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
13 6 (13.04%) JavaScript

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 (6.52%) Apache
1 3 (6.52%) CMS
1 3 (6.52%) Drupal
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) JIRA
2 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.39%) Selenium
3 8 (17.39%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.52%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.35%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.35%) JMeter
5 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.17%) Hudson
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
1 12 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Business Finance Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Finance Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Financial Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Software Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Java Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) QA Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Tester
5 5 (10.87%) Developer
5 5 (10.87%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) Dojo
3 3 (6.52%) JSON
3 3 (6.52%) LAMP
4 2 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.17%) cXML
5 1 (2.17%) ebXML
5 1 (2.17%) EDI
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) React
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.35%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
3 13 (28.26%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (28.26%) DevOps
3 13 (28.26%) Software Delivery
4 9 (19.57%) Automation Testing
4 9 (19.57%) BDD
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 7 (15.22%) Defect Management
5 7 (15.22%) Use Case
6 6 (13.04%) QA Automation
6 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.70%) Kanban
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Web Development
8 3 (6.52%) API Testing
8 3 (6.52%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Python
2 15 (32.61%) Ruby
3 13 (28.26%) Perl
4 12 (26.09%) SQL
5 10 (21.74%) Java
6 7 (15.22%) C#
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.70%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) C
10 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.17%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) HND
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) Puppet
2 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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