The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.53% 4.73% 7.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 46.67% 57.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 12
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,052 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
38 45 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 9.07% 10.14% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 27
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

QA
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Maidenhead region.

QA Salary Trend in Maidenhead

QA
Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) HTML
3 19 (33.93%) Telecoms
3 19 (33.93%) Software Testing
4 14 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 14 (25.00%) Internet
4 14 (25.00%) 3G
4 14 (25.00%) Broadband
5 13 (23.21%) Logistics
6 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
7 10 (17.86%) ISEB
8 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.50%) Change Management
10 7 (12.50%) SAP
10 7 (12.50%) Windows
11 6 (10.71%) Selenium
11 6 (10.71%) Finance
11 6 (10.71%) SAP SEM
11 6 (10.71%) SAP BPC
11 6 (10.71%) SAP BW
11 6 (10.71%) SAP HANA
11 6 (10.71%) SOA
11 6 (10.71%) PHP
11 6 (10.71%) SQL
11 6 (10.71%) Analytics
11 6 (10.71%) Procure-to-pay
12 5 (8.93%) Test Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Drupal
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) SAP SEM
1 6 (10.71%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Internet
1 14 (25.00%) 3G
1 14 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (3.57%) LTE
2 2 (3.57%) 4G
2 2 (3.57%) MVNO
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SAP BW
1 6 (10.71%) SAP HANA
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Selenium
2 5 (8.93%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 19 (33.93%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Billing
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 16 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Tester
4 10 (17.86%) Architect
4 10 (17.86%) Quality Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 6 (10.71%) SAP Architect
6 6 (10.71%) SAP BW Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Tester
8 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.36%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) CSS
2 5 (8.93%) SOAP
2 5 (8.93%) LAMP
2 5 (8.93%) jQuery
3 4 (7.14%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) Dojo
4 3 (5.36%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) CSS3
4 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) Flash
6 1 (1.79%) RSS
6 1 (1.79%) SAML
6 1 (1.79%) Java EE
6 1 (1.79%) JSON
6 1 (1.79%) XML-RPC
6 1 (1.79%) Spring
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Software Testing
3 13 (23.21%) Logistics
4 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) SOA
7 6 (10.71%) Analytics
7 6 (10.71%) Procure-to-pay
8 5 (8.93%) Test Planning
8 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.93%) BDD
8 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.93%) MVC
8 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.14%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Java
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) PHP
3 6 (10.71%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) PHP5
5 1 (1.79%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) ISEB
2 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) cPanel
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) SAP
2 5 (8.93%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle