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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.37% 6.29% 5.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.35% 35.29% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 23
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
89 102 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.81% 17.83% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80 70 82
Median salary £52,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,050 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Slough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Project Management
2 12 (27.27%) SDLC
3 11 (25.00%) HTML
3 11 (25.00%) CSS
4 10 (22.73%) SOAP
4 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.45%) Ajax
5 9 (20.45%) Degree
5 9 (20.45%) JSON
6 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
6 7 (15.91%) Java
6 7 (15.91%) XML
6 7 (15.91%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) SQL
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.36%) jQuery
8 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.36%) Coaching
8 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
8 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
9 4 (9.09%) REST
9 4 (9.09%) Change Control
9 4 (9.09%) User Stories

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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 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Project
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Office
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) IPv4
1 2 (4.55%) IPv6
1 2 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) Broadband
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) JMeter
2 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.27%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Graduate
4 5 (11.36%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Java Applications Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
5 4 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Technology Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Programme Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) CSS
1 11 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (22.73%) SOAP
3 9 (20.45%) Ajax
3 9 (20.45%) JSON
4 7 (15.91%) XML
5 5 (11.36%) jQuery
6 4 (9.09%) J2EE
6 4 (9.09%) REST
6 4 (9.09%) Spring
7 3 (6.82%) .NET
8 2 (4.55%) Cocoa
8 2 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (4.55%) Middleware
8 2 (4.55%) Velocity
9 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.27%) MDX
9 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (4.55%) VLE
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Contactless
4 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Project Management
1 12 (27.27%) SDLC
2 7 (15.91%) OO
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
3 5 (11.36%) Change Management
3 5 (11.36%) Coaching
3 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.09%) Change Control
4 4 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
4 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 4 (9.09%) Revenue Recognition
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) TDD
4 4 (9.09%) Use Case
4 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.91%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos
4 1 (2.27%) Tableau
4 1 (2.27%) webMethods
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