Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 49 33
Rank change year-on-year -13 -16 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 44 11 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 4.02% 2.02% 7.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.39% 21.57% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 45
Maidenhead median annual salary £45,000 £73,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.98% +34.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £31,000 £18,675 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £79,125 £62,500
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 253 51 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 23.13% 9.38% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 156 42 123
Maidenhead median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £31,125 £21,263 £29,550
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,750 £78,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +12.90%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 25 (56.82%) HTML
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) CSS
4 18 (40.91%) JSON
5 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
6 15 (34.09%) TDD
7 14 (31.82%) jQuery
7 14 (31.82%) DOM
7 14 (31.82%) Sass
7 14 (31.82%) LESS
7 14 (31.82%) Front End Development
7 14 (31.82%) HTML5
7 14 (31.82%) CSS3
8 13 (29.55%) DevOps
8 13 (29.55%) User Experience
9 12 (27.27%) Adaptive Web Design
10 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (25.00%) BDD
10 11 (25.00%) Backbone.js
10 11 (25.00%) Validation
10 11 (25.00%) Subversion
11 10 (22.73%) Content Management
11 10 (22.73%) CMS
11 10 (22.73%) Cadence
11 10 (22.73%) git-flow
11 10 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery

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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 (22.73%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (9.09%) npm
2 4 (9.09%) NuGet
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Mailgun
4 1 (2.27%) Twilio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) Informix
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 11 (25.00%) Subversion
3 10 (22.73%) git-flow
4 9 (20.45%) Selenium
5 6 (13.64%) WebDriver
6 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (9.09%) gulp
8 3 (6.82%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.64%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) UI Developer
3 11 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Coordinator
5 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.82%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (6.82%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Software QA Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.55%) Senior UI Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) HTML
2 19 (43.18%) CSS
3 18 (40.91%) JSON
4 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 14 (31.82%) CSS3
5 14 (31.82%) DOM
5 14 (31.82%) HTML5
5 14 (31.82%) jQuery
5 14 (31.82%) LESS
5 14 (31.82%) Sass
6 11 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 10 (22.73%) Vue.js
8 9 (20.45%) .NET
9 6 (13.64%) REST
10 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (11.36%) SOAP
10 5 (11.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) User Experience
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 15 (34.09%) TDD
4 14 (31.82%) Front End Development
5 13 (29.55%) DevOps
6 12 (27.27%) Adaptive Web Design
7 11 (25.00%) BDD
7 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (25.00%) Validation
8 10 (22.73%) Content Management
8 10 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (22.73%) Critical Thinking
9 9 (20.45%) SDLC
10 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
11 6 (13.64%) CRM
11 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
11 6 (13.64%) Multivariate Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Cadence
2 7 (15.91%) Capita
3 6 (13.64%) Adobe
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) Optimizely
4 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds