Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 45 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 19 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 5.44% 3.28% 6.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.77% 25.68% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 39
Maidenhead median annual salary £37,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +13.64% +1.38%
10th Percentile £25,750 £44,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,875 £76,750 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Maidenhead
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 248 74 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 25.00% 12.78% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 173 54 127
Maidenhead median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,075 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,000 £82,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Maidenhead

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Salary Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Maidenhead.

Salary trend for QA in Maidenhead

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Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Maidenhead over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Maidenhead region with a requirement for QA.

1 34 (62.96%) HTML
1 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 32 (59.26%) CSS
3 26 (48.15%) JSON
4 25 (46.30%) AngularJS
5 24 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (44.44%) TDD
6 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
7 21 (38.89%) jQuery
8 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
8 19 (35.19%) DevOps
9 18 (33.33%) SDLC
9 18 (33.33%) SQL
10 17 (31.48%) Front End Development
11 16 (29.63%) Web Services
11 16 (29.63%) DOM
11 16 (29.63%) Sass
11 16 (29.63%) LESS
11 16 (29.63%) HTML5
11 16 (29.63%) CSS3
12 14 (25.93%) BDD
12 14 (25.93%) C#
12 14 (25.93%) .NET
13 13 (24.07%) Finance
13 13 (24.07%) Backbone.js
13 13 (24.07%) Capita
13 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (24.07%) User Experience
13 13 (24.07%) Vue (Vue.js)

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) npm
1 10 (18.52%) NuGet
2 7 (12.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.22%) Selenium
2 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (18.52%) gulp
4 8 (14.81%) git-flow
4 8 (14.81%) Subversion
5 6 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.41%) SonarQube
7 3 (5.56%) JIRA
7 3 (5.56%) Protractor
7 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Arabic Language
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) UI Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Analyst
5 9 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 8 (14.81%) QA Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Test Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Coordinator
8 6 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
9 3 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) HTML
2 32 (59.26%) CSS
3 26 (48.15%) JSON
4 25 (46.30%) AngularJS
5 21 (38.89%) jQuery
6 16 (29.63%) CSS3
6 16 (29.63%) DOM
6 16 (29.63%) HTML5
6 16 (29.63%) LESS
6 16 (29.63%) Sass
6 16 (29.63%) Web Services
7 14 (25.93%) .NET
8 13 (24.07%) Backbone.js
8 13 (24.07%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
9 11 (20.37%) REST
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (18.52%) SOAP
10 10 (18.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
1 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 24 (44.44%) TDD
2 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 19 (35.19%) DevOps
4 18 (33.33%) SDLC
5 17 (31.48%) Front End Development
6 14 (25.93%) BDD
7 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (22.22%) Content Management
8 12 (22.22%) Scrum
8 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 12 (22.22%) Validation
9 10 (18.52%) Data Modelling
9 10 (18.52%) ETL
9 10 (18.52%) MVC
9 10 (18.52%) OO
9 10 (18.52%) OWASP
9 10 (18.52%) SOA
9 10 (18.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 18 (33.33%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) ISEB
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Capita
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Cadence
4 7 (12.96%) Adobe
4 7 (12.96%) Optimizely
5 5 (9.26%) Monetate
5 5 (9.26%) Tealium