Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 50 66
Rank change year-on-year +19 +16 -32
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 4.22% 2.53% 1.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.94% 25.00% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 8
High Wycombe median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.89% +16.30%
10th Percentile £38,000 £33,200 £51,250
90th Percentile £48,000 £53,250 £63,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -6.25%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
High Wycombe
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 31 56 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 10.06% 10.13% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 62
High Wycombe median annual salary £34,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £21,200 £20,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £57,500 £68,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -11.76% +12.58%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe.

Job vacancy trend for QA in High Wycombe

QA
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Salary trend for QA in High Wycombe

QA
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in High Wycombe over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (53.85%) C++
1 7 (53.85%) Python
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
1 7 (53.85%) Functional Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Firmware
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
4 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (23.08%) Confluence
5 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
5 3 (23.08%) eggPlant
6 2 (15.38%) Google
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) VBScript
6 2 (15.38%) GoogleTest
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Robot Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Qt

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Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 (23.08%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
3 3 (23.08%) eggPlant
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) GoogleTest
4 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
4 2 (15.38%) Robot Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 1 (7.69%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Audio Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Hardware Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Hardware Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Functional Testing
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C++
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) C
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy