The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 189 180 200
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 28 54 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.99% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.04% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 20
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
4638 5210 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.19% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3831 3946
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury -6 10 £45,000 -14.28%
Reading +19 8 £36,250 +43.56%
Bracknell -2 4 £42,500 +9.67%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
4 21 (48.84%) Java
5 18 (41.86%) Windows
5 18 (41.86%) Selenium
6 17 (39.53%) Web Services
7 16 (37.21%) Manual Testing
8 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (34.88%) Finance
9 14 (32.56%) C#
10 13 (30.23%) WebDriver
10 13 (30.23%) JIRA
10 13 (30.23%) Scrum
11 12 (27.91%) SQL
11 12 (27.91%) SOAP
11 12 (27.91%) Linux
11 12 (27.91%) RESTful
12 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
13 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
13 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (20.93%) .NET
14 9 (20.93%) MySQL
14 9 (20.93%) Oracle
14 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
15 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
15 8 (18.60%) Unix
15 8 (18.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
16 7 (16.28%) Cucumber

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) GSM
1 2 (4.65%) IMAP
1 2 (4.65%) LTE
1 2 (4.65%) NAS
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
1 2 (4.65%) SMTP
1 2 (4.65%) UMTS
1 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
2 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.30%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Selenium
2 13 (30.23%) JIRA
2 13 (30.23%) WebDriver
3 8 (18.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.98%) ClearCase
6 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.65%) AQtime
7 2 (4.65%) WebLOAD
8 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.30%) Electronics
4 4 (9.30%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) Web Services
2 12 (27.91%) RESTful
2 12 (27.91%) SOAP
3 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.95%) JSON
5 6 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (13.95%) React
5 6 (13.95%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) MAPI
6 2 (4.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Wiki
2 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) Unix
4 4 (9.30%) Android
4 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Phone
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
3 16 (37.21%) Manual Testing
4 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (30.23%) Scrum
6 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
7 7 (16.28%) QA Automation
8 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
8 6 (13.95%) BDD
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.95%) OOP
8 6 (13.95%) Presales
8 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.63%) Analytics
10 4 (9.30%) Build Automation
10 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.95%) Python
6 5 (11.63%) Perl
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) VB
8 2 (4.65%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.65%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) NICE Systems
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago