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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 179 221 214
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 18
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,950 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
3877 5765 5612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.19% 96.02% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2980 4709 3847
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +37 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Bracknell +10 4 £40,500 -26.36%
Newbury +23 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Hungerford - 3 £32,500 -
Slough +31 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £51,500 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) Java
3 25 (71.43%) Selenium
4 16 (45.71%) Automated Testing
5 15 (42.86%) Scrum
6 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
7 13 (37.14%) Waterfall
7 13 (37.14%) Linux
8 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (34.29%) Manual Testing
9 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
10 10 (28.57%) XML
10 10 (28.57%) Oracle
10 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
11 9 (25.71%) Presales
11 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
11 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
11 9 (25.71%) SQL
11 9 (25.71%) SOAP
11 9 (25.71%) MySQL
11 9 (25.71%) Wiki
11 9 (25.71%) JIRA
12 8 (22.86%) Web Services
12 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
12 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (22.86%) Test Management
12 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (22.86%) JSON

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 2 (5.71%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) GSM
2 2 (5.71%) LTE
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
1 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (71.43%) Selenium
2 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (25.71%) JIRA
4 7 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.43%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (8.57%) JMeter
7 2 (5.71%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Legal
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Electronics
5 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.71%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
6 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) XML
2 9 (25.71%) SOAP
3 8 (22.86%) JSON
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (20.00%) React
4 7 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Wiki
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.86%) RIA
4 1 (2.86%) Telematics
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Automated Testing
3 15 (42.86%) Scrum
4 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 13 (37.14%) Waterfall
6 12 (34.29%) Manual Testing
6 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
8 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 9 (25.71%) Presales
10 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (22.86%) Test Management
11 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 7 (20.00%) OO
12 6 (17.14%) QA Automation
13 5 (14.29%) API Testing
13 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
13 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
14 4 (11.43%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) SAP