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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.25% 4.17% 4.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.00% 23.77% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 21
Median salary £27,000 £51,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.57% +39.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £70,000 £65,000
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
50 122 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 14.08% 17.55% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 45 108 70
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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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 4 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) B2B
4 3 (18.75%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) User Experience
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (18.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (18.75%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Allocation

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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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Programme Manager
1 3 (18.75%) QA Tester
1 3 (18.75%) Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Application Development Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Development Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Functional Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Junior
2 2 (12.50%) Junior Manual Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Junior QA Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Junior Tester
2 2 (12.50%) QA Manual Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Ajax
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) LINQ
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) B2B
4 3 (18.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (18.75%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Statistical Inference
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
Slough
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