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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 191 194 215
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 24 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 13
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
4676 5082 5089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.61% 93.04% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3656 4071
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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
Reading -1 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £40,000 -
Newbury +11 3 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Wokingham - 3 £45,000 -
Bracknell +17 2 £30,000 -7.69%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 83 (100.00%) QA
2 57 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (61.45%) Selenium
4 35 (42.17%) WebDriver
5 34 (40.96%) Automation Testing
6 32 (38.55%) Test Automation
7 31 (37.35%) SQL
8 30 (36.14%) Software Testing
9 29 (34.94%) Test Scripting
10 24 (28.92%) Java
11 23 (27.71%) C#
12 22 (26.51%) JIRA
13 21 (25.30%) Degree
14 19 (22.89%) .NET
15 18 (21.69%) Finance
15 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (20.48%) REST
16 17 (20.48%) SaaS
16 17 (20.48%) Web Services
17 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
17 16 (19.28%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (18.07%) Computer Science
18 15 (18.07%) Scrum
18 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
18 15 (18.07%) SpecFlow
19 14 (16.87%) SoapUI
19 14 (16.87%) BDD
19 14 (16.87%) MySQL
19 14 (16.87%) XML
19 14 (16.87%) SOA

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (9.64%) Confluence
2 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) SaaS
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.61%) SMTP
2 3 (3.61%) Network Security
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) SSL
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) IMAP
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) DHCP
4 1 (1.20%) GSM
4 1 (1.20%) UMTS
4 1 (1.20%) POP3
4 1 (1.20%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) MySQL
2 12 (14.46%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) HBase
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (61.45%) Selenium
2 35 (42.17%) WebDriver
3 22 (26.51%) JIRA
4 15 (18.07%) SpecFlow
5 14 (16.87%) SoapUI
6 8 (9.64%) Zephyr
6 8 (9.64%) HP UFT
7 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.02%) Appium
9 4 (4.82%) Robolectric
10 2 (2.41%) Calabash
10 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.20%) RSpec
11 1 (1.20%) Capybara
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.64%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Electronics
4 3 (3.61%) Automotive
4 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) .NET
2 17 (20.48%) Web Services
2 17 (20.48%) REST
3 14 (16.87%) XML
4 11 (13.25%) HTML
5 8 (9.64%) Gherkin
6 5 (6.02%) CSS
6 5 (6.02%) jQuery
7 3 (3.61%) SOAP
7 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.41%) JSON
8 2 (2.41%) WPF
8 2 (2.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (18.07%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.25%) User Experience
4 6 (7.23%) Wiki
5 3 (3.61%) DTV
6 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.20%) iPhone
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.96%) Automation Testing
3 32 (38.55%) Test Automation
4 30 (36.14%) Software Testing
5 29 (34.94%) Test Scripting
6 16 (19.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (18.07%) Scrum
8 14 (16.87%) SOA
8 14 (16.87%) BDD
9 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.66%) Manual Testing
9 13 (15.66%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.43%) TDD
12 6 (7.23%) Regression Testing
12 6 (7.23%) Validation
13 5 (6.02%) System Testing
14 4 (4.82%) Test Strategy
14 4 (4.82%) Agile Testing
14 4 (4.82%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) SQL
2 24 (28.92%) Java
3 23 (27.71%) C#
4 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.23%) Ruby
6 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.41%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) Degree
2 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.66%) ISEB
4 5 (6.02%) HND
4 5 (6.02%) AAT
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle
2 3 (3.61%) SAP
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) HP
3 2 (2.41%) Websense
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
3 2 (2.41%) Telerik
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.20%) Sage
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