Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 40 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 5.83% 6.29% 3.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.68% 38.89% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 20
Maidenhead median annual salary £40,000 £58,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.91% +2.17% +7.98%
10th Percentile £25,750 £44,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £75,000 £82,625
Berkshire median annual salary £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.00% - +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 129 108 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 20.31% 16.17% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 85 84 82
Maidenhead median annual salary £52,500 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +2.13%
10th Percentile £25,850 £32,243 £25,775
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £82,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +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

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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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) HTML
2 17 (45.95%) CSS
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
5 12 (32.43%) Web Services
6 11 (29.73%) TDD
6 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
6 11 (29.73%) JSON
6 11 (29.73%) jQuery
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.03%) Selenium
7 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
7 10 (27.03%) C#
8 9 (24.32%) Windows
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
9 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 8 (21.62%) SDLC
10 7 (18.92%) Front End Development
10 7 (18.92%) DevOps
10 7 (18.92%) .NET
10 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
10 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (18.92%) BDD
10 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server

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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 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) npm
2 5 (13.51%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (16.22%) gulp
3 6 (16.22%) HP UFT
3 6 (16.22%) NuGet
3 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.81%) Protractor
4 4 (10.81%) SonarQube
5 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.41%) Codeception
6 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Arabic Language
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (27.03%) QA Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Test Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) QA Automation Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
8 5 (13.51%) UI Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Junior
10 2 (5.41%) Graduate
10 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
10 2 (5.41%) Junior QA Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) Quality Analyst
10 2 (5.41%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) CSS
1 17 (45.95%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) Web Services
3 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
3 11 (29.73%) jQuery
3 11 (29.73%) JSON
4 7 (18.92%) .NET
5 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (16.22%) CSS3
5 6 (16.22%) HTML5
5 6 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (16.22%) React
5 6 (16.22%) REST
5 6 (16.22%) SOAP
5 6 (16.22%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
3 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (29.73%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) SDLC
6 7 (18.92%) BDD
6 7 (18.92%) DevOps
6 7 (18.92%) Front End Development
6 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
7 6 (16.22%) ETL
7 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
7 6 (16.22%) MVC
7 6 (16.22%) OO
7 6 (16.22%) OWASP
7 6 (16.22%) SOA
7 6 (16.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
5 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Capita
3 5 (13.51%) Adobe
3 5 (13.51%) Monetate
3 5 (13.51%) Optimizely
3 5 (13.51%) Tealium