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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 151 201 165
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 34 17 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.33% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.35% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 65
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
3290 4878 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.33% 94.92% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 4008 3945
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Reading +55 13 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Newbury +6 9 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Hungerford - 5 £30,000 -
Bracknell +7 3 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £52,500 - 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (63.27%) Java
3 31 (63.27%) Test Scripting
4 29 (59.18%) Selenium
5 28 (57.14%) SQL
6 27 (55.10%) Automated Testing
7 19 (38.78%) JMeter
7 19 (38.78%) Finance
8 18 (36.73%) Linux
9 16 (32.65%) Regression Testing
10 12 (24.49%) Unix
10 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
10 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
10 12 (24.49%) Security Testing
10 12 (24.49%) Automation Testing
11 11 (22.45%) Test Strategy
11 11 (22.45%) Kanban
11 11 (22.45%) Oracle
12 10 (20.41%) Gatling
12 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (20.41%) Scrum
12 10 (20.41%) Financial Institution
13 9 (18.37%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
14 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
14 8 (16.33%) Banking
14 8 (16.33%) Windows
14 8 (16.33%) OOP
14 8 (16.33%) OO

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
1 2 (4.08%) Network Security
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) GSM
2 1 (2.04%) LTE
2 1 (2.04%) UMTS
2 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
1 2 (4.08%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Selenium
2 19 (38.78%) JMeter
3 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
4 10 (20.41%) Gatling
5 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) Gradle
7 1 (2.04%) Maven
7 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.04%) TestNG
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Financial Institution
3 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
4 8 (16.33%) Banking
5 3 (6.12%) Advertising
5 3 (6.12%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Games
6 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) RIA
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Unix
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Debian
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) Test Scripting
3 27 (55.10%) Automated Testing
4 16 (32.65%) Regression Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Automation Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Security Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Kanban
6 11 (22.45%) Test Strategy
7 10 (20.41%) Scrum
7 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.37%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Functional Testing
9 8 (16.33%) OO
9 8 (16.33%) OOP
9 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
9 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
9 8 (16.33%) Web Testing
10 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Java
2 28 (57.14%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.24%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) C
6 3 (6.12%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) ISEB
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (4.08%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
1 2 (4.08%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
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