Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 54 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21 +27
Permanent jobs citing QA 81 85 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.13% 5.21% 3.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.84% 34.98% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 67 81 83
Milton Keynes median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -11.76% +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -11.76% +1.19%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 226 243 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.30% 14.88% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 144 205 248
Milton Keynes median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,250 £57,875
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Milton Keynes

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Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for QA in Milton Keynes

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Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for QA.

1 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) .NET
3 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 17 (20.99%) SQL
5 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
5 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
6 15 (18.52%) Finance
7 14 (17.28%) C#
8 13 (16.05%) Java
8 13 (16.05%) EPoS
9 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
9 12 (14.81%) HTML
9 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 12 (14.81%) MVC
9 12 (14.81%) User Stories
10 11 (13.58%) Node.js
10 11 (13.58%) jQuery
10 11 (13.58%) Scrum
10 11 (13.58%) CSS
11 10 (12.35%) Project Management
11 10 (12.35%) JIRA
12 9 (11.11%) Selenium
12 9 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (11.11%) HTML5
12 9 (11.11%) SDLC
12 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (11.11%) Angular 2
13 8 (9.88%) PMO

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Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.23%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.47%) Redis
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) JIRA
2 9 (11.11%) Selenium
3 7 (8.64%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.47%) Gradle
8 2 (2.47%) InstallShield
8 2 (2.47%) Maven
9 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.23%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.23%) TestNG
9 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
2 5 (6.17%) Legal
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Law
5 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Tester
3 9 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 9 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (9.88%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Java Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Angular Developer
6 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Service Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Software Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Software Project Manager
6 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) .NET
2 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
3 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.81%) HTML
4 11 (13.58%) CSS
4 11 (13.58%) jQuery
4 11 (13.58%) Node.js
5 9 (11.11%) Angular 2
5 9 (11.11%) HTML5
6 8 (9.88%) CSS3
6 8 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.64%) Kendo UI
7 7 (8.64%) Web Services
8 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.94%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (4.94%) NHibernate
9 4 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (4.94%) React
9 4 (4.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) EPoS
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.23%) State Machine
6 1 (1.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 12 (14.81%) MVC
3 12 (14.81%) User Stories
4 11 (13.58%) Scrum
5 10 (12.35%) Project Management
6 9 (11.11%) SDLC
6 9 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 8 (9.88%) Defect Management
7 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.88%) Microservices
8 6 (7.41%) BDD
8 6 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.17%) Internal Audit
9 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.17%) QA Automation
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.28%) C#
4 13 (16.05%) Java
5 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.94%) Perl
5 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.94%) Python
6 3 (3.70%) C
6 3 (3.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.17%) ISEB
4 4 (4.94%) CREST Certified
5 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.23%) MCSA
7 1 (1.23%) MCT
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) PMO
2 6 (7.41%) SLA
3 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Docker
2 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Telerik
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) Remedy
5 2 (2.47%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.47%) Tableau
6 1 (1.23%) Xilinx