The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £35,750 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 100 117 123
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 6 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 7
Median salary £35,750 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,250 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1357 1669 1899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.86% 95.54% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1336 1457
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Buckinghamshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Buckinghamshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 4 £32,000 -14.66%
Aylesbury +20 2 £40,000 +14.28%
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) ISEB
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Validation
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
6 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 3 (20.00%) QA Automation
7 3 (20.00%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (6.67%) Pyramid
9 1 (6.67%) Line Management
9 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.67%) Defect Management

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA