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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.46% 8.57% 4.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.46% 38.35% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 15
Median salary £75,000 £52,000 £37,782
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% +37.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £24,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
83 133 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 17.04% 22.35% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 75 98 85
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £65,500 £58,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Slough region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
1 11 (35.48%) SDLC
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
5 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) Change Management
7 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
7 5 (16.13%) Workflow
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
7 5 (16.13%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) System Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Use Case
8 4 (12.90%) UML
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) MS Project
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
9 3 (9.68%) XML
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) MS Office
9 3 (9.68%) Java

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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 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Project
3 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) IPv4
1 2 (6.45%) IPv6
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) Broadband
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.23%) LoadUI
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Programme Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Development Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Business Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Supervisor
6 2 (6.45%) Data Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Head of Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Head of IT
6 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Technology Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Velocity
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Contactless
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) SDLC
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
6 5 (16.13%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (16.13%) Workflow
7 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) System Testing
7 4 (12.90%) UML
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) webMethods
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