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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 182 211 217
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 18 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 14
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
4072 5057 5546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.90% 95.94% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3204 4025 3785
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Newbury +4 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Bracknell +3 7 £43,500 +45.00%
Reading +14 2 £42,500 -15.00% 2
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 39 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (71.79%) Java
4 25 (64.10%) Selenium
5 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
6 17 (43.59%) Scrum
6 17 (43.59%) Regression Testing
7 16 (41.03%) WebDriver
8 13 (33.33%) MySQL
8 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 12 (30.77%) JIRA
9 12 (30.77%) Manual Testing
10 11 (28.21%) Test Management
10 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
10 11 (28.21%) Oracle
10 11 (28.21%) XML
10 11 (28.21%) Linux
11 10 (25.64%) SOAP
11 10 (25.64%) Wiki
11 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
11 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
11 10 (25.64%) Presales
11 10 (25.64%) Automation Testing
12 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (20.51%) JSON
13 8 (20.51%) Windows
13 8 (20.51%) Web Services
13 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
14 7 (17.95%) React

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 3 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) GSM
2 3 (7.69%) LTE
2 3 (7.69%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
3 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) HBase
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (64.10%) Selenium
2 16 (41.03%) WebDriver
3 12 (30.77%) JIRA
4 7 (17.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.82%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (12.82%) Zephyr
6 2 (5.13%) JMeter
7 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
4 3 (7.69%) Electronics
4 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) XML
2 10 (25.64%) SOAP
3 8 (20.51%) JSON
3 8 (20.51%) Web Services
4 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
4 7 (17.95%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (17.95%) React
4 7 (17.95%) RESTful
5 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
5 3 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) CSS
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Wiki
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Android
4 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Phone
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
3 17 (43.59%) Regression Testing
3 17 (43.59%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 12 (30.77%) Manual Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Test Management
7 10 (25.64%) Automation Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Presales
7 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
8 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (17.95%) BDD
9 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.38%) QA Automation
11 5 (12.82%) Service Management
12 4 (10.26%) API Testing
12 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.26%) OO
12 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
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