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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.83% 4.98% 3.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.82% 83.33% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
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
51 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.62% 5.97% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 7 29
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £47,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £70,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) Java
4 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (37.50%) SOAP
5 14 (35.00%) HTML
6 12 (30.00%) Oracle
7 11 (27.50%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) ISEB
7 11 (27.50%) Scrum
8 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 10 (25.00%) Degree
9 9 (22.50%) Web Services
9 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
9 9 (22.50%) CMS
9 9 (22.50%) RESTful
10 8 (20.00%) Android
10 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 8 (20.00%) REST
10 8 (20.00%) Retail
10 8 (20.00%) Windows
10 8 (20.00%) Linux
10 8 (20.00%) MySQL
10 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 7 (17.50%) Project Management
11 7 (17.50%) CRM
11 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
11 7 (17.50%) Marketing
11 7 (17.50%) Ajax

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 9 (22.50%) CMS
2 6 (15.00%) Drupal
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.00%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SMTP
1 5 (12.50%) FTP
1 5 (12.50%) HTTP
1 5 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
1 5 (12.50%) SSH
2 2 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (17.50%) Marketing
4 6 (15.00%) Banking
4 6 (15.00%) Aerospace
5 5 (12.50%) Advertising
6 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (5.00%) Billing
8 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Systems Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Systems Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) SOAP
2 14 (35.00%) HTML
3 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) Web Services
4 9 (22.50%) RESTful
5 8 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (17.50%) Ajax
7 6 (15.00%) Java EE
7 6 (15.00%) JSON
7 6 (15.00%) Spring
7 6 (15.00%) SAML
7 6 (15.00%) J2EE
7 6 (15.00%) Play Framework
7 6 (15.00%) OAuth
8 5 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (10.00%) .NET
9 4 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
11 2 (5.00%) Dojo
11 2 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Handset
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
1 8 (20.00%) Android
1 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Scrum
3 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (17.50%) CRM
4 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) BPEL
5 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.50%) Online Marketing
6 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) Campaign Management
6 5 (12.50%) SDLC
6 5 (12.50%) Content Management
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.00%) PHP
6 5 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) ISEB
2 10 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) hybris
4 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) FatWire