The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 105 142
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 0.40% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.41% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Median salary £42,500 £33,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.86% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

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 1410 1467 2349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 97.04% 97.15% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1218 1865
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Buckinghamshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Buckinghamshire

QA Engineer
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 Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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 -1 8 £42,500 +1.79% 2
High Wycombe - 1 - -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, QA Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (93.94%) Selenium
2 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
3 29 (87.88%) QA Automation
4 26 (78.79%) Java
5 23 (69.70%) SQL
5 23 (69.70%) Finance
5 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (66.67%) WebDriver
6 22 (66.67%) Regression Testing
7 21 (63.64%) BDD
8 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
8 16 (48.48%) XML
9 15 (45.45%) JIRA
10 14 (42.42%) Performance Testing
10 14 (42.42%) Integration Testing
10 14 (42.42%) Web Testing
10 14 (42.42%) SDET
10 14 (42.42%) API Testing
11 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
12 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
12 8 (24.24%) TDD
12 8 (24.24%) Scrum
13 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
13 7 (21.21%) .NET
13 7 (21.21%) Ruby
13 7 (21.21%) Kanban
14 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (18.18%) Workflow
14 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 31 (93.94%) Selenium
2 22 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 15 (45.45%) JIRA
4 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) XML
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
2 29 (87.88%) QA Automation
3 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (66.67%) Regression Testing
5 21 (63.64%) BDD
6 14 (42.42%) API Testing
6 14 (42.42%) Integration Testing
6 14 (42.42%) Performance Testing
6 14 (42.42%) SDET
6 14 (42.42%) Web Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
8 8 (24.24%) Scrum
8 8 (24.24%) TDD
9 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (21.21%) Kanban
10 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Workflow
11 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
12 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.03%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday