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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 41 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.66% 5.93% 4.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.61% 27.36% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 23
Average salary £51,000 £35,141 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.12% -29.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £48,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
122 106 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.81% 21.68% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 96 84 64
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £70,000
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 3 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Slough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 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 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 33 (44.00%) MDX
3 32 (42.67%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (26.67%) SaaS
7 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
8 15 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (17.33%) B2B
10 11 (14.67%) Marketing
11 10 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (12.00%) Degree
12 9 (12.00%) SDLC
13 7 (9.33%) Advertising
14 6 (8.00%) ITIL
14 6 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
14 6 (8.00%) Direct Marketing
14 6 (8.00%) Customer Insight
14 6 (8.00%) Analytics
14 6 (8.00%) Marketing Analytics
14 6 (8.00%) Customer Segmentation
14 6 (8.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
15 5 (6.67%) OpenUP
15 5 (6.67%) Resource Management
15 5 (6.67%) B2C
15 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
15 5 (6.67%) CRM
16 4 (5.33%) MVC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (4.00%) CMS
2 2 (2.67%) WordPress
2 2 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.33%) InDesign
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Internet
1 4 (5.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 21 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (14.67%) Marketing
3 7 (9.33%) Advertising
4 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Finance
5 2 (2.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Analyst
2 22 (29.33%) Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 18 (24.00%) Report Analyst
4 14 (18.67%) Lead Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Analyst Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Architect
6 9 (12.00%) Report Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Lead Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Release Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) MDX
2 4 (5.33%) REST
2 4 (5.33%) SOAP
2 4 (5.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) COM
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Social Media
1 4 (5.33%) Mobile Computing
1 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Blog
3 2 (2.67%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Photography
4 1 (1.33%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (17.33%) B2B
3 10 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (12.00%) SDLC
5 6 (8.00%) Customer Insight
5 6 (8.00%) Analytics
5 6 (8.00%) Marketing Analytics
5 6 (8.00%) Customer Segmentation
5 6 (8.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 6 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (8.00%) Direct Marketing
5 6 (8.00%) ITIL
6 5 (6.67%) CRM
6 5 (6.67%) B2C
6 5 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 5 (6.67%) OpenUP
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.33%) Business Development
7 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.33%) MVC
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) CCA
2 4 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) ACCA
3 1 (1.33%) CIMA
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.33%) AAT
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Citrix
2 4 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.33%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe
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