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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 208 169 196
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 17 58 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 1.06% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.11% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 58 24
Average salary £52,500 £41,250 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £19,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4915 5222 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.83% 95.87% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 3855 3742
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +16 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bracknell -17 4 £55,000 -
Reading 0 3 £52,500 +176.31% 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 34 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) Web Services
5 17 (50.00%) C#
6 16 (47.06%) Selenium
6 16 (47.06%) Test Automation
7 15 (44.12%) Finance
8 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
9 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (35.29%) Windows
10 11 (32.35%) Linux
10 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
10 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
10 11 (32.35%) .NET
10 11 (32.35%) MySQL
10 11 (32.35%) XML
10 11 (32.35%) Scrum
10 11 (32.35%) WebDriver
10 11 (32.35%) JSON
10 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
11 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
12 9 (26.47%) SOAP
12 9 (26.47%) RESTful
13 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
13 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
14 7 (20.59%) OOP
14 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (20.59%) JIRA

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) IMAP
1 2 (5.88%) NAS
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) SMTP
1 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MySQL
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Selenium
2 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 11 (32.35%) WebDriver
3 7 (20.59%) JIRA
3 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (14.71%) Hudson
6 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.88%) AQtime
7 2 (5.88%) WebLOAD
8 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.94%) JUnit
8 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.94%) TestLink
8 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Marketing
3 5 (14.71%) Electronics
3 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Web Services
2 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) JSON
2 11 (32.35%) XML
3 9 (26.47%) RESTful
3 9 (26.47%) SOAP
4 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 6 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (17.65%) React
5 5 (14.71%) HTML
5 5 (14.71%) LAMP
6 2 (5.88%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.71%) Wiki
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
4 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (20.59%) OOP
7 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 6 (17.65%) Presales
8 6 (17.65%) QA Automation
8 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
9 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.71%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) PHP
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
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