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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.90% 6.57% 4.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.78% 59.09% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 8
Average salary £80,000 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £35,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
23 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 5.45% 11.11% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 17
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) ISEB
3 8 (27.59%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) SAP
5 6 (20.69%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) SOAP
5 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.69%) SAP BW
5 6 (20.69%) SAP SEM
5 6 (20.69%) Logistics
5 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) SAP BPC
5 6 (20.69%) SAP HANA
5 6 (20.69%) Analytics
5 6 (20.69%) Procure-to-pay
5 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (17.24%) Retail
6 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 4 (13.79%) UNIX
7 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
7 4 (13.79%) Banking
8 3 (10.34%) Spring

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (10.34%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SAP SEM
1 6 (20.69%) SAP BPC
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (3.45%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) 4G
2 2 (6.90%) MVNO
2 2 (6.90%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SAP BW
1 6 (20.69%) SAP HANA
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) SAP BW Architect
2 6 (20.69%) SAP Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.34%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) SOAP
2 6 (20.69%) jQuery
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) Ajax
3 3 (10.34%) Dojo
3 3 (10.34%) Java EE
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) RESTful
3 3 (10.34%) OAuth
3 3 (10.34%) Play Framework
3 3 (10.34%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) CSS3
3 3 (10.34%) SAML
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP
5 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Scrum
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) Logistics
3 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Analytics
3 6 (20.69%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 3 (10.34%) BPEL
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Sitecore
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 26 days ago