Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 35 58
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 -25
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 52 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 2.86% 6.72% 2.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.25% 41.94% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 19
Maidenhead median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00% +17.65%

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 48 124 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 9.16% 16.02% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 102 64
Maidenhead median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £23,225 £32,024 £26,225
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £66,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +11.11%

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

QA
Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Maidenhead over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Maidenhead region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) Product Management
5 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (13.33%) Codeception
6 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (13.33%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) Drupal
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (13.33%) Microservices
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Behat

QA
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 2 (13.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
1 1 (6.67%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Codeception
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Protractor
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Graduate
1 3 (20.00%) Junior
1 3 (20.00%) Junior QA Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Behat
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Redux
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle