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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.51% 6.68% 6.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.46% 40.45% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 24
Median salary £63,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.63% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £44,600 £29,875
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
79 89 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.28% 16.51% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 72 51 87
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,700 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
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

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 26 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 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 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Project Management
4 10 (24.39%) Degree
4 10 (24.39%) SDLC
5 9 (21.95%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) CSS
6 8 (19.51%) SOAP
6 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (19.51%) JSON
6 8 (19.51%) Ajax
7 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
8 6 (14.63%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.63%) XML
9 5 (12.20%) Oracle
9 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Data Mining
9 5 (12.20%) OO
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
9 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
9 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
10 4 (9.76%) Revenue Recognition
10 4 (9.76%) User Stories
10 4 (9.76%) Coaching
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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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 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Project
3 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) IPv4
1 2 (4.88%) IPv6
1 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) Broadband
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Mining
2 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.44%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Graduate
3 5 (12.20%) Graduate Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Programme Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Java Applications Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Java Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) CSS
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) Ajax
2 8 (19.51%) JSON
2 8 (19.51%) SOAP
3 6 (14.63%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) J2EE
4 3 (7.32%) jQuery
4 3 (7.32%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Contactless
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Project Management
2 10 (24.39%) SDLC
3 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
3 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) OO
4 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Coaching
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) Revenue Recognition
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) System Testing
5 4 (9.76%) UML
5 4 (9.76%) Use Case
5 4 (9.76%) User Stories
6 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) webMethods
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