The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 5.75% 3.33% 7.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.37% 30.23% 60.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 23
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £37,750 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £71,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
59 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 13.56% 11.03% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 32
Median salary £52,500 £48,750 £39,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £88,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

The demand trend of job ads across the Maidenhead region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for QA.

1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) Validation
3 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
4 13 (27.08%) BDD
4 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
4 13 (27.08%) SOA
5 12 (25.00%) JIRA
5 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (25.00%) TDD
6 11 (22.92%) Selenium
6 11 (22.92%) Oracle
6 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.92%) SDLC
7 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.75%) HTML
8 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 8 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 8 (16.67%) Web Testing
9 8 (16.67%) JSON
9 8 (16.67%) Linux
9 8 (16.67%) MySQL
9 8 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (16.67%) Subversion
9 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 4 (8.33%) CMS
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) JIRA
2 11 (22.92%) Selenium
3 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.67%) Subversion
4 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.25%) CaliberRM
6 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.17%) Hudson
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) JMeter
6 2 (4.17%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.17%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Arabic Language
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) QA Tester
2 10 (20.83%) Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 9 (18.75%) QA Automation Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
4 8 (16.67%) Web Automation Tester
4 8 (16.67%) Web Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 4 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Graduate
6 3 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 8 (16.67%) JSON
3 6 (12.50%) CSS
3 6 (12.50%) jQuery
3 6 (12.50%) SOAP
4 5 (10.42%) .NET
5 4 (8.33%) CSS3
5 4 (8.33%) DOM
5 4 (8.33%) Handlebars
5 4 (8.33%) HTML5
5 4 (8.33%) Java EE
5 4 (8.33%) LESS
5 4 (8.33%) Node.js
5 4 (8.33%) Sass
6 3 (6.25%) LAMP
6 3 (6.25%) Spring
6 3 (6.25%) XML
6 3 (6.25%) XSLT
7 2 (4.17%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (29.17%) Validation
3 13 (27.08%) BDD
3 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
3 13 (27.08%) SOA
3 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
4 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (25.00%) TDD
5 11 (22.92%) SDLC
5 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
6 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
7 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Scrum
7 8 (16.67%) Web Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
9 6 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 6 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) PHP
4 5 (10.42%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) C++
5 3 (6.25%) XPath
6 2 (4.17%) Delphi
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (4.17%) XQuery
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GAMP
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) IBM
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.17%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
3 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.08%) SAP