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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.68% 3.00% 1.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.04% 16.92% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £52,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
53 65 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 10.11% 17.71% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 23
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,500 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (49.09%) Software Testing
2 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
3 22 (40.00%) HTML
4 21 (38.18%) Java
5 15 (27.27%) Smartphone
5 15 (27.27%) Broadband
5 15 (27.27%) ISEB
5 15 (27.27%) Internet
5 15 (27.27%) 3G
6 13 (23.64%) Finance
7 12 (21.82%) Retail
8 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (18.18%) PHP
9 10 (18.18%) Apache
10 9 (16.36%) JBoss
10 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
11 8 (14.55%) SQL
12 7 (12.73%) Logistics
12 7 (12.73%) Billing
12 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (12.73%) CSS
12 7 (12.73%) Windows
13 6 (10.91%) IIS
13 6 (10.91%) .NET
13 6 (10.91%) Project Management
13 6 (10.91%) Selenium
13 6 (10.91%) Change Management
13 6 (10.91%) Ajax

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (18.18%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.91%) IIS
4 5 (9.09%) CMS
4 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (7.27%) Drupal
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.82%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) WordPress
6 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) Broadband
1 15 (27.27%) Internet
1 15 (27.27%) 3G
2 5 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 12 (21.82%) Retail
4 7 (12.73%) Billing
5 3 (5.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Analyst
2 18 (32.73%) QA Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) Consultant
4 12 (21.82%) Quality Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Tester
6 8 (14.55%) Test Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.45%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.64%) QA Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (12.73%) CSS
3 6 (10.91%) .NET
3 6 (10.91%) Ajax
4 5 (9.09%) RESTful
4 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.09%) J2EE
4 5 (9.09%) Servlets
5 4 (7.27%) LAMP
6 2 (3.64%) XML
6 2 (3.64%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) Yii
7 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.82%) XML-RPC
7 1 (1.82%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (1.82%) XSLT
7 1 (1.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Software Testing
2 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.73%) Logistics
3 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 6 (10.91%) Change Management
5 5 (9.09%) CRM
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.27%) SOA
6 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
6 4 (7.27%) OpenUP
6 4 (7.27%) BDD
6 4 (7.27%) Automation Testing
7 3 (5.45%) MVC
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) ERP
7 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 10 (18.18%) PHP
3 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) PHP5
6 1 (1.82%) PHP4
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) ISEB
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) MetaFrame
1 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) JBoss
2 5 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) FatWire
4 2 (3.64%) Dell
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.82%) CA
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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