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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 168 188 209
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 54 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.60% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.64% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54 21 13
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
5162 5023 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 93.66% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3797 3715 4080
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Bracknell +3 21 £55,000 +14.58%
Newbury +4 14 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Reading 0 10 £19,000 -62.92% 1
Windsor -11 3 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £45,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £32,500 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 67 (100.00%) QA
2 52 (77.61%) Selenium
3 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (49.25%) Automation Testing
5 26 (38.81%) Scrum
6 25 (37.31%) Finance
6 25 (37.31%) Software Testing
7 23 (34.33%) Windows
8 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
9 20 (29.85%) C#
10 19 (28.36%) Web Services
11 18 (26.87%) .NET
11 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
11 18 (26.87%) ISTQB
12 17 (25.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
13 16 (23.88%) WebDriver
14 15 (22.39%) Waterfall
14 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
14 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
14 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
15 14 (20.90%) Degree
16 13 (19.40%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (19.40%) Java
16 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (17.91%) HTML
17 12 (17.91%) UNIX
17 12 (17.91%) Test Scripting
18 11 (16.42%) jQuery
18 11 (16.42%) System Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (10.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) MySQL
3 10 (14.93%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (77.61%) Selenium
2 16 (23.88%) WebDriver
3 13 (19.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (14.93%) JIRA
5 7 (10.45%) Zephyr
6 3 (4.48%) Appium
6 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.99%) Robolectric
8 1 (1.49%) Hudson
8 1 (1.49%) Capybara
8 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.49%) JUnit
8 1 (1.49%) JMeter
8 1 (1.49%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.49%) TestNG
8 1 (1.49%) RSpec
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.96%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) Web Services
2 18 (26.87%) .NET
3 12 (17.91%) HTML
4 11 (16.42%) jQuery
4 11 (16.42%) CSS
4 11 (16.42%) XML
5 7 (10.45%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) JSON
7 1 (1.49%) WPF
7 1 (1.49%) XSLT
7 1 (1.49%) Middleware
7 1 (1.49%) HTML5
7 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Wiki
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) UNIX
3 8 (11.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Automation Testing
3 26 (38.81%) Scrum
4 25 (37.31%) Software Testing
5 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
6 15 (22.39%) Waterfall
7 12 (17.91%) Test Scripting
8 11 (16.42%) System Testing
9 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.94%) BDD
11 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.96%) Manual Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.46%) Web Testing
13 5 (7.46%) TDD
13 5 (7.46%) Automated Testing
14 3 (4.48%) Quality Management
14 3 (4.48%) CMMI
14 3 (4.48%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) C#
2 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.40%) Java
4 10 (14.93%) SQL
5 6 (8.96%) Python
6 5 (7.46%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.48%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) ISTQB
2 17 (25.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (20.90%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) ISEB
5 2 (2.99%) HND
5 2 (2.99%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) Sage
3 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.49%) Telerik
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago