The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 192 191 204
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 21 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 17
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4285 4786 5302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.77% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 3648 3732
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Berkshire region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +4 10 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Newbury +4 8 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Reading +10 1 £37,500 -16.66%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) QA
2 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (65.31%) Java
4 31 (63.27%) Selenium
5 30 (61.22%) Test Automation
6 21 (42.86%) WebDriver
7 19 (38.78%) JIRA
8 17 (34.69%) Regression Testing
9 16 (32.65%) Scrum
9 16 (32.65%) Linux
9 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (32.65%) Manual Testing
10 15 (30.61%) MySQL
10 15 (30.61%) Oracle
10 15 (30.61%) SOAP
11 14 (28.57%) Automated Testing
12 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
12 13 (26.53%) RESTful
12 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (26.53%) Windows
13 12 (24.49%) XML
13 12 (24.49%) Automation Testing
14 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
14 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
14 11 (22.45%) Wiki
14 11 (22.45%) Web Services
14 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
14 11 (22.45%) Presales
15 10 (20.41%) Finance
15 10 (20.41%) Atlassian Bamboo

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (6.12%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) GSM
2 2 (4.08%) LTE
2 2 (4.08%) UMTS
3 1 (2.04%) IMAP
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) SMTP
3 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) MySQL
2 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
3 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.08%) HBase
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Selenium
2 21 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 19 (38.78%) JIRA
4 10 (20.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.20%) Zephyr
7 3 (6.12%) ClearCase
8 2 (4.08%) JMeter
8 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.04%) AQtime
9 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.04%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (10.20%) Electronics
4 5 (10.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) SOAP
2 13 (26.53%) RESTful
3 12 (24.49%) XML
4 11 (22.45%) Web Services
5 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
6 9 (18.37%) JSON
7 8 (16.33%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (16.33%) React
8 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
9 2 (4.08%) REST
9 2 (4.08%) Spring
10 1 (2.04%) .NET
10 1 (2.04%) CSS
10 1 (2.04%) HTML
10 1 (2.04%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Wiki
2 4 (8.16%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Unix
4 4 (8.16%) Android
4 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (61.22%) Test Automation
3 17 (34.69%) Regression Testing
4 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (32.65%) Manual Testing
4 16 (32.65%) Scrum
5 14 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Automation Testing
8 11 (22.45%) Presales
8 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
9 10 (20.41%) BDD
9 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (16.33%) QA Automation
10 8 (16.33%) Test Management
11 6 (12.24%) Analytics
11 6 (12.24%) OO
11 6 (12.24%) Service Management
12 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Perl
4 6 (12.24%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) C#
5 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
5 3 (6.12%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (6.12%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) NICE Systems
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago