The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 46 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 -25  
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 13 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.13% 2.53% 10.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% 14.77% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 37
Median salary £75,000 £73,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +47.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 19 88 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 5.37% 17.12% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 81 88
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £42,200 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Slough

QA
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Slough.

Salary trend for QA in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) XML
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) ERP
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) System Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Android
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Middleware
3 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (15.38%) Nintex
6 2 (15.38%) User Experience
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) WSDL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) CRM Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Functional Tester
2 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) WSDL
5 2 (15.38%) XHTML
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) EDI
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Android
1 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ERP
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) System Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) APMP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Nintex
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Slough
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago