The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 45 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.17% 4.23% 1.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.32% 36.99% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 5
Average salary £61,250 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.11% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,250 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
111 73 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 17.13% 11.44% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 94 68 69
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 20 (35.71%) SOAP
2 19 (33.93%) SDLC
3 17 (30.36%) CSS
3 17 (30.36%) HTML
3 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 13 (23.21%) XML
6 13 (23.21%) Project Management
7 12 (21.43%) Degree
7 12 (21.43%) REST
8 11 (19.64%) jQuery
8 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
8 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (19.64%) .NET
9 10 (17.86%) Web Services
9 10 (17.86%) Ajax
9 10 (17.86%) Coaching
10 9 (16.07%) JSON
10 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 8 (14.29%) VB.NET
11 8 (14.29%) OO
11 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
13 6 (10.71%) Revenue Recognition
13 6 (10.71%) Java
13 6 (10.71%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Broadband
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) QlikView
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Graduate
6 5 (8.93%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Java Applications Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Java Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Lead Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 2 (3.57%) iOS Developer
9 2 (3.57%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) SOAP
2 17 (30.36%) CSS
2 17 (30.36%) HTML
3 13 (23.21%) XML
4 12 (21.43%) REST
5 11 (19.64%) .NET
5 11 (19.64%) jQuery
6 10 (17.86%) Ajax
6 10 (17.86%) Web Services
7 9 (16.07%) JSON
8 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.14%) J2EE
10 4 (7.14%) Spring
11 2 (3.57%) Cocoa
11 2 (3.57%) Cocoa Touch
12 1 (1.79%) MDX
12 1 (1.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Social Media
4 2 (3.57%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) SDLC
2 16 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 13 (23.21%) Project Management
4 10 (17.86%) Coaching
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.29%) OO
7 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.71%) Revenue Recognition
8 6 (10.71%) Scrum
9 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.93%) TDD
10 4 (7.14%) Change Control
10 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.14%) Front End Development
10 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.14%) SOA
11 3 (5.36%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 6 (10.71%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) Java
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
5 3 (5.36%) C
6 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) XenApp
1 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.57%) Apple
3 2 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos
4 1 (1.79%) Tableau
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
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