The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 202 201 201
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 17 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.39% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 26
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5222 5161 5583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.23% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 4093 4706
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Reading +4 5 £50,000 +6.38%
Slough - 5 £24,000 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £32,500 -
Windsor - 2 £43,750 -
Newbury -3 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Hungerford - 1 £30,000 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (60.98%) Selenium
3 19 (46.34%) SQL
4 16 (39.02%) ISEB
5 15 (36.59%) Java
6 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
7 11 (26.83%) C#
7 11 (26.83%) Linux
7 11 (26.83%) Scrum
8 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
9 9 (21.95%) Manual Testing
9 9 (21.95%) Finance
9 9 (21.95%) UNIX
10 8 (19.51%) Python
10 8 (19.51%) C++
10 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
11 7 (17.07%) Perl
11 7 (17.07%) .NET
11 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
12 6 (14.63%) Windows
12 6 (14.63%) Legal
12 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
12 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
12 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.63%) Web Development
12 6 (14.63%) Degree
12 6 (14.63%) TestNG
12 6 (14.63%) WebDriver

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (12.20%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) HTTP
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
4 2 (4.88%) SMTP
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) NAS
4 2 (4.88%) IMAP
4 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Riak
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Selenium
2 6 (14.63%) TestNG
2 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
2 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.20%) JUnit
4 4 (9.76%) Capybara
5 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.32%) JMeter
6 2 (4.88%) LoadUI
6 2 (4.88%) AQtime
6 2 (4.88%) JIRA
6 2 (4.88%) WebLOAD
6 2 (4.88%) jMock
7 1 (2.44%) Hudson
7 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Legal
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 3 (7.32%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) Swing
3 2 (4.88%) JMS
3 2 (4.88%) MAPI
3 2 (4.88%) JDBC
3 2 (4.88%) JSP
3 2 (4.88%) SOAP
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) UNIX
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
2 11 (26.83%) Scrum
3 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
4 9 (21.95%) Manual Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
7 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.63%) Web Development
8 5 (12.20%) Web Application Development
8 5 (12.20%) DevOps
9 4 (9.76%) E-business
9 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Web Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.88%) Benchmarking
11 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) C#
4 8 (19.51%) Python
4 8 (19.51%) C++
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
6 5 (12.20%) C
7 3 (7.32%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) ISEB
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) AAT
5 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Sage
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
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