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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 73 70
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 14 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.93% 1.67% 2.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.82% 15.73% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 31
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £32,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,850 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 165 89 237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.01% 10.62% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 116 104 224
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,125 £26,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £60,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for QA.

1 56 (55.45%) Test Automation
2 48 (47.52%) Selenium
3 47 (46.53%) Finance
4 45 (44.55%) SQL
5 40 (39.60%) Java
6 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (33.66%) QA Automation
8 33 (32.67%) Regression Testing
9 31 (30.69%) JIRA
9 31 (30.69%) WebDriver
10 20 (19.80%) BDD
10 20 (19.80%) TDD
10 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
11 19 (18.81%) .NET
12 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
12 17 (16.83%) Performance Testing
12 17 (16.83%) Degree
13 16 (15.84%) Ruby
14 15 (14.85%) Software Testing
14 15 (14.85%) Scrum
14 15 (14.85%) C#
14 15 (14.85%) XML
15 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
15 14 (13.86%) Integration Testing
15 14 (13.86%) Web Testing
16 13 (12.87%) SDET
16 13 (12.87%) API Testing
17 12 (11.88%) Linux
17 12 (11.88%) Test Strategy
17 12 (11.88%) Jenkins

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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 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) JBoss
2 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) ISDN
2 1 (0.99%) PSTN
2 1 (0.99%) SMS
2 1 (0.99%) SS7
2 1 (0.99%) SSH
2 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Base SAS
2 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (47.52%) Selenium
2 31 (30.69%) JIRA
2 31 (30.69%) WebDriver
3 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.92%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.94%) Ant
5 6 (5.94%) IntelliJ
6 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.98%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (46.53%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Marketing
2 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.99%) Front Office
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (28.71%) QA Engineer
2 28 (27.72%) Java Engineer
3 27 (26.73%) Automation Engineer
3 27 (26.73%) QA Automation Engineer
4 18 (17.82%) Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) JIRA Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Developer
6 13 (12.87%) Test Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) .NET Developer
7 12 (11.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (11.88%) C# Developer
8 10 (9.90%) Test Analyst
9 9 (8.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) .NET Web Developer
10 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.92%) C# Web Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.94%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.95%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) .NET
2 15 (14.85%) XML
3 8 (7.92%) AngularJS
3 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (7.92%) jQuery
3 8 (7.92%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (7.92%) React
4 6 (5.94%) CSS
4 6 (5.94%) HTML
5 2 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.98%) Web Services
6 1 (0.99%) J2EE
6 1 (0.99%) Node.js
6 1 (0.99%) REST
6 1 (0.99%) SOAP
6 1 (0.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) iPad
2 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) iPhone
3 4 (3.96%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.99%) Fintech
5 1 (0.99%) FMCG
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Unix
3 5 (4.95%) Windows
4 4 (3.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (55.45%) Test Automation
2 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (33.66%) QA Automation
4 33 (32.67%) Regression Testing
5 20 (19.80%) BDD
5 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
5 20 (19.80%) TDD
6 17 (16.83%) Performance Testing
7 15 (14.85%) Scrum
7 15 (14.85%) Software Testing
8 14 (13.86%) Integration Testing
8 14 (13.86%) Web Testing
9 13 (12.87%) API Testing
9 13 (12.87%) SDET
10 12 (11.88%) Test Scripting
10 12 (11.88%) Test Strategy
11 9 (8.91%) Defect Management
11 9 (8.91%) DevOps
11 9 (8.91%) Software Delivery
11 9 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) SQL
2 40 (39.60%) Java
3 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.84%) Ruby
5 15 (14.85%) C#
6 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
7 11 (10.89%) Python
8 6 (5.94%) Perl
9 3 (2.97%) C++
10 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.99%) R
11 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.95%) ISEB
4 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.99%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) PMO
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.92%) Puppet
2 3 (2.97%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (2.97%) Coremetrics
1 3 (2.97%) Google
1 3 (2.97%) Monetate
2 2 (1.98%) Dynatrace
2 2 (1.98%) New Relic
2 2 (1.98%) SAP
2 2 (1.98%) Splunk
3 1 (0.99%) hybris
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle
3 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (0.99%) Sencha
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