The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 81 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.47% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.66% -  
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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 828 976 1099
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.62% 95.59% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 673 776 839
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Milton Keynes

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Milton Keynes

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) ISEB
4 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) OOP
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (30.00%) QA Automation
7 2 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) C++
8 1 (10.00%) VB
8 1 (10.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (10.00%) Ruby
8 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (10.00%) JIRA
8 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Pyramid
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) QA Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA