The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Maidenhead region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 32 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.72% 4.51% 1.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 68.09% 23.53% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 5
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
47 68 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 9.87% 19.15% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 19
Average salary £48,500 £47,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.19% +5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Berkshire

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 30 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (43.40%) Software Testing
2 20 (37.74%) Telecoms
3 18 (33.96%) HTML
3 18 (33.96%) Java
4 17 (32.08%) ISEB
5 13 (24.53%) Finance
5 13 (24.53%) Retail
6 12 (22.64%) PHP
6 12 (22.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.75%) WebLogic
7 11 (20.75%) JBoss
7 11 (20.75%) Apache
7 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.87%) CSS
8 10 (18.87%) SQL
8 10 (18.87%) .NET
9 8 (15.09%) Internet
9 8 (15.09%) 3G
9 8 (15.09%) IIS
9 8 (15.09%) Broadband
9 8 (15.09%) Billing
9 8 (15.09%) Smartphone
9 8 (15.09%) Selenium
10 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Ajax
10 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
10 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
10 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
10 7 (13.21%) HTTP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (20.75%) WebLogic
1 11 (20.75%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) IIS
3 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
3 7 (13.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (9.43%) Drupal
5 4 (7.55%) CMS
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
1 8 (15.09%) 3G
1 8 (15.09%) Broadband
2 7 (13.21%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) LTE
3 2 (3.77%) 4G
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) TestDirector
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (37.74%) Telecoms
2 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Retail
3 8 (15.09%) Billing
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Consultant
2 15 (28.30%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) QA Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Test Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Tester
5 7 (13.21%) Quality Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.55%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Java Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.66%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Telecoms Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) QA Leader
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.77%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) HTML
2 10 (18.87%) CSS
2 10 (18.87%) .NET
3 7 (13.21%) Ajax
3 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
3 7 (13.21%) Servlets
3 7 (13.21%) J2EE
3 7 (13.21%) RESTful
4 4 (7.55%) LAMP
5 3 (5.66%) jQuery
5 3 (5.66%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.66%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SUSE
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Software Testing
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (13.21%) CRM
4 6 (11.32%) Logistics
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) BDD
5 5 (9.43%) Automation Testing
6 4 (7.55%) OpenUP
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) Workflow
8 2 (3.77%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.77%) ERP
8 2 (3.77%) SOA
8 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) PHP
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) ISEB
2 12 (22.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) MetaFrame
1 2 (3.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) JBoss
2 7 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (11.32%) HP
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) FatWire
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Dell
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) CA
6 1 (1.89%) EMC
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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