Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 51 36
Rank change year-on-year -21 -15 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 11 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 3.20% 2.06% 6.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.22% 22.92% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 39
Maidenhead median annual salary £45,000 £71,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% +29.55% +29.41%
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £79,125 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 232 48 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 22.48% 8.97% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 140 38 101
Maidenhead median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £24,613 £32,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £78,750 £78,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) CSS
3 12 (36.36%) DOM
3 12 (36.36%) JSON
3 12 (36.36%) jQuery
3 12 (36.36%) HTML5
3 12 (36.36%) CSS3
3 12 (36.36%) Sass
3 12 (36.36%) LESS
3 12 (36.36%) Front End Development
3 12 (36.36%) Adaptive Web Design
4 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (33.33%) User Experience
4 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 11 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (33.33%) Subversion
4 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (33.33%) Validation
5 10 (30.30%) CMS
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
5 10 (30.30%) Cadence
5 10 (30.30%) Content Management
5 10 (30.30%) BDD
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (30.30%) Vue.js
5 10 (30.30%) Critical Thinking

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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 10 (30.30%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Mailgun
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Twilio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Informix
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 11 (33.33%) Subversion
2 10 (30.30%) git-flow
3 9 (27.27%) Selenium
4 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) UI Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Junior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) CSS
2 12 (36.36%) CSS3
2 12 (36.36%) DOM
2 12 (36.36%) HTML5
2 12 (36.36%) jQuery
2 12 (36.36%) JSON
2 12 (36.36%) LESS
2 12 (36.36%) Sass
3 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 10 (30.30%) Vue.js
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.03%) Node.js
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) WCF
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Adaptive Web Design
2 12 (36.36%) Front End Development
3 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (33.33%) Validation
4 10 (30.30%) BDD
4 10 (30.30%) Content Management
4 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (30.30%) Critical Thinking
4 10 (30.30%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) DevOps
6 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
7 6 (18.18%) Multivariate Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Open Source
7 6 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cadence
2 6 (18.18%) Adobe
2 6 (18.18%) Optimizely
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds