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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.73% 2.86% 2.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 67.27% 15.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 7
Average salary £40,000 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £52,600 £58,500
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
55 70 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 10.00% 18.18% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 25
Average salary £39,400 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.17% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 12 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 30 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 21 (38.18%) HTML
4 20 (36.36%) Java
5 18 (32.73%) Smartphone
5 18 (32.73%) Broadband
5 18 (32.73%) 3G
5 18 (32.73%) Internet
6 16 (29.09%) ISEB
7 12 (21.82%) Finance
7 12 (21.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (21.82%) Test Planning
8 11 (20.00%) Retail
9 8 (14.55%) Windows
9 8 (14.55%) Billing
10 7 (12.73%) Logistics
10 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Apache
10 7 (12.73%) PHP
10 7 (12.73%) Change Management
10 7 (12.73%) Project Management
11 6 (10.91%) HP
11 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
11 6 (10.91%) JBoss
11 6 (10.91%) Selenium
12 5 (9.09%) CMS
12 5 (9.09%) ITIL
12 5 (9.09%) SQL
12 5 (9.09%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 7 (12.73%) Apache
2 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.09%) CMS
4 4 (7.27%) Drupal
5 3 (5.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.82%) WordPress
7 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) Broadband
1 18 (32.73%) Internet
1 18 (32.73%) 3G
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) LTE
3 1 (1.82%) 4G
3 1 (1.82%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Selenium
2 4 (7.27%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 11 (20.00%) Retail
4 8 (14.55%) Billing
5 3 (5.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Analyst
2 20 (36.36%) QA Analyst
3 14 (25.45%) Quality Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Consultant
4 10 (18.18%) Tester
5 8 (14.55%) Test Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) QA Tester
7 4 (7.27%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) LAMP
3 3 (5.45%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) Ajax
3 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.64%) Servlets
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) XML-RPC
5 1 (1.82%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) Flash
5 1 (1.82%) RSS
5 1 (1.82%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) Yii
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) 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 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 12 (21.82%) Test Planning
4 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (12.73%) Logistics
4 7 (12.73%) Project Management
4 7 (12.73%) Change Management
5 5 (9.09%) 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%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) ERP
7 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.45%) MVC
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) PHP
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.82%) PHP5
5 1 (1.82%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) ISEB
2 12 (21.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) MetaFrame
1 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) JBoss
1 6 (10.91%) HP
2 4 (7.27%) FatWire
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Dell
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec
4 1 (1.82%) CA
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) EMC
4 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago