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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 9.63% 5.71% 3.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.26% 29.17% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 21
Average salary £50,000 £37,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.45% -16.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
122 96 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.75% 19.59% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 86 78 59
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Slough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (38.75%) MDX
4 30 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (27.50%) SaaS
7 20 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
9 17 (21.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (13.75%) Marketing
10 11 (13.75%) B2B
11 10 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (11.25%) Degree
13 8 (10.00%) ITIL
14 7 (8.75%) Advertising
14 7 (8.75%) SDLC
15 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (7.50%) Customer Insight
15 6 (7.50%) Analytics
15 6 (7.50%) Marketing Analytics
15 6 (7.50%) Customer Segmentation
15 6 (7.50%) Data-Driven Marketing
15 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
15 6 (7.50%) Strategic Planning
15 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (7.50%) Direct Marketing
16 5 (6.25%) Resource Management
16 5 (6.25%) OpenUP
16 5 (6.25%) Automated Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (3.75%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) WordPress
2 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.25%) InDesign
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
2 2 (2.50%) WAN
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Selenium
1 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (21.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (13.75%) Marketing
3 7 (8.75%) Advertising
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Analyst
2 21 (26.25%) Report Analyst
3 20 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 18 (22.50%) Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Lead Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Analyst Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Lead Analyst Developer
6 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Report Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) Architect
9 6 (7.50%) Junior
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Manager
9 6 (7.50%) Marketing Manager
10 5 (6.25%) Senior Reporting Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Lead Architect
10 5 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) MDX
2 2 (2.50%) REST
2 2 (2.50%) SOAP
2 2 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) COM
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Social Media
3 3 (3.75%) Blog
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Photography
5 1 (1.25%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (13.75%) B2B
3 10 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (10.00%) ITIL
5 7 (8.75%) SDLC
6 6 (7.50%) Customer Insight
6 6 (7.50%) Analytics
6 6 (7.50%) Marketing Analytics
6 6 (7.50%) Customer Segmentation
6 6 (7.50%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 6 (7.50%) Direct Marketing
6 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.50%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 5 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.25%) OpenUP
7 5 (6.25%) CRM
8 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (5.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) Ruby
2 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) CCA
2 4 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) AAT
4 1 (1.25%) ACCA
4 1 (1.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) XenServer
2 2 (2.50%) vSphere
2 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.50%) VMware
3 2 (2.50%) Progress
3 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe
4 1 (1.25%) Google
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Full Package
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