Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 45 37
Rank change year-on-year -41 -8 +32
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 29 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 0.75% 5.08% 6.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.29% 30.85% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 38
Maidenhead median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.74% +15.00%
10th Percentile £41,875 £25,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £64,375 £59,000 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% -

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 163 94 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 17.41% 16.46% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 101 60 92
Maidenhead median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,313 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £82,500 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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

QA
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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) PMO
3 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management

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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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Informix
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) DBA
1 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Service Owner
1 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds