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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 193 198 202
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 21 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.60% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 18
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
4329 4844 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.50% 95.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3490 3656 3831
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 £29,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 1 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 1 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 -1 8 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Reading +8 5 £37,500 -1.96%
Newbury +12 4 £32,500 -25.71% 2
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (100.00%) QA
2 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (60.87%) Java
4 27 (58.70%) Selenium
4 27 (58.70%) Test Automation
5 17 (36.96%) JIRA
5 17 (36.96%) WebDriver
6 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (34.78%) Scrum
7 15 (32.61%) SOAP
7 15 (32.61%) Linux
8 14 (30.43%) Windows
9 13 (28.26%) RESTful
9 13 (28.26%) Manual Testing
10 12 (26.09%) MySQL
10 12 (26.09%) Oracle
10 12 (26.09%) Regression Testing
11 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
11 11 (23.91%) Web Services
11 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (21.74%) MongoDB
12 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
12 10 (21.74%) Finance
13 9 (19.57%) XML
13 9 (19.57%) Unix
13 9 (19.57%) SQL
13 9 (19.57%) BDD
13 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
13 9 (19.57%) Wiki
13 9 (19.57%) 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 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) GSM
2 2 (4.35%) IMAP
2 2 (4.35%) LTE
2 2 (4.35%) NAS
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) SMTP
2 2 (4.35%) UMTS
2 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) MySQL
2 10 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.35%) HBase
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (58.70%) Selenium
2 17 (36.96%) JIRA
2 17 (36.96%) WebDriver
3 9 (19.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.52%) ClearCase
6 3 (6.52%) Zephyr
7 2 (4.35%) AQtime
7 2 (4.35%) JMeter
7 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.35%) WebLOAD
8 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (10.87%) Electronics
4 5 (10.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) SOAP
2 13 (28.26%) RESTful
3 11 (23.91%) Web Services
4 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
4 9 (19.57%) XML
5 8 (17.39%) JSON
6 7 (15.22%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (15.22%) React
7 2 (4.35%) .NET
7 2 (4.35%) MAPI
7 2 (4.35%) REST
7 2 (4.35%) Spring
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
8 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Wiki
2 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 9 (19.57%) Unix
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.70%) Android
5 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) Test Automation
3 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (34.78%) Scrum
4 13 (28.26%) Manual Testing
5 12 (26.09%) Regression Testing
6 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
6 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (19.57%) BDD
8 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (17.39%) Presales
8 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.04%) Analytics
9 6 (13.04%) Test Management
10 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.87%) QA Automation
11 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Perl
4 6 (13.04%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) NICE Systems
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
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