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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 41 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 7.37% 2.24% 2.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.69% 13.24% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 6
Average salary £41,000 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.60% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £52,600 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
58 68 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 10.43% 16.92% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 24
Average salary £40,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.52% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Software Testing
2 30 (53.57%) Telecoms
3 19 (33.93%) HTML
4 18 (32.14%) Java
4 18 (32.14%) Broadband
4 18 (32.14%) Internet
4 18 (32.14%) 3G
4 18 (32.14%) Smartphone
5 16 (28.57%) ISEB
6 12 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (21.43%) Test Planning
6 12 (21.43%) Finance
7 11 (19.64%) Retail
8 10 (17.86%) Logistics
9 8 (14.29%) Billing
10 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.50%) Change Management
10 7 (12.50%) Windows
11 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (10.71%) Project Management
12 5 (8.93%) Selenium
12 5 (8.93%) CMS
12 5 (8.93%) HP
12 5 (8.93%) Apache
12 5 (8.93%) PHP
13 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
13 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
13 4 (7.14%) ITIL
13 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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%) Apache
1 5 (8.93%) CMS
2 4 (7.14%) Drupal
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP SEM
1 3 (5.36%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Internet
1 18 (32.14%) 3G
1 18 (32.14%) Broadband
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) LTE
2 1 (1.79%) 4G
2 1 (1.79%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.36%) SAP BW
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (5.36%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Selenium
2 4 (7.14%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.43%) Finance
3 11 (19.64%) Retail
4 8 (14.29%) Billing
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) QA Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Tester
5 8 (14.29%) Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Test Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) QA Tester
6 6 (10.71%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Software Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.36%) SAP Architect
8 3 (5.36%) SAP BW Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) HTML
2 4 (7.14%) LAMP
3 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.79%) XML-RPC
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) Yii
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) Flash
4 1 (1.79%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Software Testing
3 12 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 10 (17.86%) Logistics
5 7 (12.50%) Change Management
5 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) MVC
7 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) SOA
7 4 (7.14%) OpenUP
7 4 (7.14%) BDD
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (5.36%) Analytics
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) PHP
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.79%) PHP5
5 1 (1.79%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) ISEB
2 12 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) HP
2 4 (7.14%) JBoss
2 4 (7.14%) FatWire
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Dell
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: 11,000 - 12,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £52,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago