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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 149 210 178
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 29 16 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.31% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.32% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 51
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -

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
3472 4994 5171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.38% 95.65% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2743 4061 3738
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 January 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 January 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 +44 9 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Hungerford - 7 £30,000 -
Newbury +9 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Bracknell +9 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £52,750 - 3
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 46 (100.00%) QA
2 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (65.22%) Java
4 28 (60.87%) Selenium
5 25 (54.35%) Test Scripting
5 25 (54.35%) Automated Testing
6 22 (47.83%) SQL
7 17 (36.96%) Linux
8 16 (34.78%) Regression Testing
9 15 (32.61%) Scrum
10 14 (30.43%) Finance
10 14 (30.43%) WebDriver
11 13 (28.26%) JMeter
12 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
12 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
13 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle
14 10 (21.74%) Unix
15 9 (19.57%) Functional Testing
15 9 (19.57%) Non-Functional Testing
16 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
16 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
16 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
16 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
16 8 (17.39%) Windows
16 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
16 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
17 7 (15.22%) Financial Institution
17 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce

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 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) GSM
2 2 (4.35%) LTE
2 2 (4.35%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) UMTS
3 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
1 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Selenium
2 14 (30.43%) WebDriver
3 13 (28.26%) JMeter
4 7 (15.22%) Gatling
5 6 (13.04%) JIRA
6 4 (8.70%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.17%) Gradle
9 1 (2.17%) Maven
9 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.17%) TestNG
9 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.22%) Financial Institution
4 5 (10.87%) Banking
5 4 (8.70%) Legal
6 2 (4.35%) Advertising
7 1 (2.17%) Electronics
7 1 (2.17%) Games
7 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.17%) Marketing
7 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 5 (10.87%) SOAP
3 4 (8.70%) XML
4 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.52%) JSON
4 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (6.52%) React
4 3 (6.52%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.70%) Wiki
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.17%) RIA
3 1 (2.17%) Telematics
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Unix
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Debian
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) Automated Testing
2 25 (54.35%) Test Scripting
3 16 (34.78%) Regression Testing
4 15 (32.61%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
6 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
6 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Functional Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
8 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
9 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.22%) ERP
9 7 (15.22%) Kanban
9 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
9 7 (15.22%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) C
6 2 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
1 5 (10.87%) ISEB
1 5 (10.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Private medical insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago