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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 57 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.33% 10.09% 5.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.46% 49.14% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 22
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +32.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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 Slough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 116 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 16.12% 20.53% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 76 81 89
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

QA
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Slough region.

QA Salary Trend in Slough

QA
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Slough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for QA.

1 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (33.33%) SDLC
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) Project Management
5 10 (25.64%) Degree
6 8 (20.51%) Finance
6 8 (20.51%) HTML
6 8 (20.51%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.95%) JSON
7 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
7 7 (17.95%) Ajax
7 7 (17.95%) SOAP
7 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle
7 7 (17.95%) Data Mining
7 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
8 6 (15.38%) Change Management
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) Java
8 6 (15.38%) XML
8 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
9 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.82%) MS Project
9 5 (12.82%) Workflow
9 5 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Project
3 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.69%) MS Office
4 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) IPv4
1 2 (5.13%) IPv6
1 2 (5.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) Broadband
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Mining
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Programme Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Graduate
5 4 (10.26%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Java Applications Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Data Technician
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) CSS
1 8 (20.51%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) Ajax
2 7 (17.95%) JSON
2 7 (17.95%) SOAP
3 6 (15.38%) XML
4 3 (7.69%) J2EE
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) REST
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (5.13%) .NET
5 2 (5.13%) Middleware
5 2 (5.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Contactless
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) SDLC
2 11 (28.21%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (12.82%) Workflow
7 4 (10.26%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.26%) System Testing
7 4 (10.26%) UML
7 4 (10.26%) Use Case
7 4 (10.26%) User Stories
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) webMethods
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ANSON MCCADE
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