Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 32 50
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 14.76% 4.26% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.25% 41.94% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 7 9
High Wycombe median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -15.89%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,000 £33,200
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,000 £53,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.64% +8.00% -

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 80 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 24.10% 10.16% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 73 23 36
High Wycombe median annual salary £47,500 £34,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.71% -17.58% +10.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £21,200 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,250 £64,000 £57,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% +15.00% -17.65%

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 34 (69.39%) SQL
2 33 (67.35%) .NET
3 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (53.06%) JSON
5 24 (48.98%) SDLC
6 19 (38.78%) C#
6 19 (38.78%) Delphi
7 18 (36.73%) Waterfall
8 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
8 17 (34.69%) Coaching
8 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
8 17 (34.69%) XML
8 17 (34.69%) Windows
9 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
10 15 (30.61%) Virtual Team
10 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (28.57%) PaaS
11 14 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
11 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
12 13 (26.53%) IIS
12 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
12 13 (26.53%) IaaS
12 13 (26.53%) SaaS
12 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
12 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
12 13 (26.53%) Android
13 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (22.45%) Confluence
13 11 (22.45%) JIRA

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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 13 (26.53%) IIS
2 11 (22.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (28.57%) PaaS
3 13 (26.53%) IaaS
3 13 (26.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) JIRA
2 9 (18.37%) SoapUI
3 8 (16.33%) Selenium
4 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.04%) Protractor
8 1 (2.04%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
1 19 (38.78%) Business Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Applications Support
3 11 (22.45%) Senior Applications Support
4 10 (20.41%) Applications Specialist
4 10 (20.41%) Applications Support Specialist
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 10 (20.41%) Support Specialist
5 7 (14.29%) QA Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Telecoms Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) JSON
3 17 (34.69%) XML
4 10 (20.41%) REST
4 10 (20.41%) SOAP
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
5 3 (6.12%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Virtual Team
2 14 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Android
2 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) SDLC
3 18 (36.73%) Waterfall
4 17 (34.69%) Coaching
4 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
5 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
6 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
7 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (20.41%) Customer-Centricity
8 10 (20.41%) Software Deployment
9 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Manual Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Microservices
11 7 (14.29%) API Testing
11 7 (14.29%) Kanban
11 7 (14.29%) Line Management
11 7 (14.29%) Scrum
11 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy
12 4 (8.16%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) Delphi
3 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.16%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.12%) Bourne shell
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.04%) Facebook
3 1 (2.04%) Twitter