Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 43 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 5.34% 0.56% 2.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 3.33% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 9
High Wycombe median annual salary £41,500 - £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 - £28,200
90th Percentile £50,000 - £51,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -9.64%

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 30 60 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 10.68% 16.90% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 51 42
High Wycombe median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -4.35% -8.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £20,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £49,875
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -14.12%

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the High Wycombe region with a requirement for QA.

1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 9 (60.00%) Selenium
5 8 (53.33%) SDLC
6 7 (46.67%) Delphi
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
7 6 (40.00%) Python
7 6 (40.00%) ISEB
7 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (33.33%) Bourne shell
8 5 (33.33%) Confluence
8 5 (33.33%) Microservices
8 5 (33.33%) REST
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 5 (33.33%) JIRA
8 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (33.33%) SOAP
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 5 (33.33%) Java
9 4 (26.67%) CRM
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco

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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 5 (33.33%) Confluence
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Pig
2 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (60.00%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
4 4 (26.67%) Robot Framework
4 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (26.67%) Billing
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) IT Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) IT Recruitment Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Recruitment Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Senior IT Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Delphi Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Head of QA
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (33.33%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 4 (26.67%) React
3 4 (26.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Social Network
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) QMS
7 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Delphi
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) Bourne shell
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Go
5 4 (26.67%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Brocade
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) Juniper
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) DevExpress
2 2 (13.33%) IFS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter