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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 41 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.45% 4.79% 3.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 24.49% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 21
Average salary £50,000 £37,782 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.33% -24.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £23,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
123 98 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.34% 19.56% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 102 84 65
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Slough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 30 (39.47%) MDX
3 29 (38.16%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (21.05%) SaaS
7 15 (19.74%) B2B
8 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
8 13 (17.11%) SDLC
9 12 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (14.47%) Marketing
11 10 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (11.84%) Degree
13 8 (10.53%) REST
13 8 (10.53%) SOAP
14 7 (9.21%) Web Services
14 7 (9.21%) B2C
14 7 (9.21%) Advertising
15 6 (7.89%) MVC
15 6 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (7.89%) Internet
15 6 (7.89%) Analytics
15 6 (7.89%) Mobile Computing
15 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
15 6 (7.89%) Marketing Analytics
15 6 (7.89%) OpenUP
15 6 (7.89%) Direct Marketing
15 6 (7.89%) Strategic Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.95%) CMS
2 2 (2.63%) WordPress
2 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (14.47%) Marketing
3 7 (9.21%) Advertising
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Finance
5 2 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Report Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 14 (18.42%) Analyst Developer
4 14 (18.42%) Lead Developer
4 14 (18.42%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (14.47%) Architect
7 9 (11.84%) Report Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Lead Architect
10 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Release Manager
10 4 (5.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) MDX
2 8 (10.53%) REST
2 8 (10.53%) SOAP
3 7 (9.21%) Web Services
4 3 (3.95%) HTML
4 3 (3.95%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.63%) XML
6 1 (1.32%) Ajax
6 1 (1.32%) COM
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Mobile Computing
1 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Social Media
3 3 (3.95%) Blog
4 2 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Photography
5 1 (1.32%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (19.74%) B2B
3 13 (17.11%) SDLC
4 10 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (9.21%) B2C
6 6 (7.89%) MVC
6 6 (7.89%) Direct Marketing
6 6 (7.89%) OpenUP
6 6 (7.89%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (7.89%) Customer Insight
6 6 (7.89%) Analytics
6 6 (7.89%) Marketing Analytics
6 6 (7.89%) Customer Segmentation
6 6 (7.89%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 5 (6.58%) Resource Management
7 5 (6.58%) Project Management
7 5 (6.58%) ITIL
7 5 (6.58%) CRM
8 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) CCA
2 4 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) ACCA
3 1 (1.32%) CIMA
3 1 (1.32%) AAT
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) XenServer
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) CA
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
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