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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 188 200 208
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 21 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 21
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 £30,000 £24,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
4695 5179 5122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.01% 93.16% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3594 3690 4075
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 £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 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 30 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
Newbury +15 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Reading -3 4 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £40,000 -
Bracknell +16 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Wokingham - 1 £45,000 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 75 (100.00%) QA
2 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (56.00%) Selenium
4 33 (44.00%) WebDriver
5 32 (42.67%) Test Automation
6 27 (36.00%) Test Scripting
6 27 (36.00%) SQL
6 27 (36.00%) Automation Testing
7 26 (34.67%) C#
7 26 (34.67%) Software Testing
8 23 (30.67%) Java
9 20 (26.67%) Degree
9 20 (26.67%) JIRA
10 18 (24.00%) Finance
11 17 (22.67%) ISTQB
12 16 (21.33%) Scrum
12 16 (21.33%) .NET
12 16 (21.33%) Web Services
13 15 (20.00%) ISEB
13 15 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (20.00%) SaaS
13 15 (20.00%) REST
13 15 (20.00%) SpecFlow
13 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (18.67%) BDD
14 14 (18.67%) Manual Testing
14 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
15 12 (16.00%) XML
15 12 (16.00%) SOA
15 12 (16.00%) MySQL

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (9.33%) Confluence
2 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) SaaS
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) SMTP
3 2 (2.67%) GSM
3 2 (2.67%) UMTS
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
3 2 (2.67%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) LTE
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.33%) IMAP
4 1 (1.33%) Network Security
4 1 (1.33%) POP3
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) MySQL
2 9 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) HBase
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (56.00%) Selenium
2 33 (44.00%) WebDriver
3 20 (26.67%) JIRA
4 15 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 12 (16.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (8.00%) Zephyr
6 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.67%) HP UFT
8 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.00%) Appium
9 2 (2.67%) Calabash
9 2 (2.67%) Robolectric
10 1 (1.33%) TestLink
10 1 (1.33%) Capybara
10 1 (1.33%) RSpec
10 1 (1.33%) JUnit
10 1 (1.33%) TestNG
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.33%) Banking
4 6 (8.00%) Electronics
5 5 (6.67%) Automotive
5 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) .NET
1 16 (21.33%) Web Services
2 15 (20.00%) REST
3 12 (16.00%) XML
4 7 (9.33%) HTML
5 6 (8.00%) Gherkin
6 4 (5.33%) SOAP
7 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.67%) CSS
8 2 (2.67%) jQuery
9 1 (1.33%) RESTful
9 1 (1.33%) HTML5
9 1 (1.33%) JSON
9 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.00%) User Experience
4 5 (6.67%) Wiki
5 4 (5.33%) DTV
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) iPhone
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) Test Automation
3 27 (36.00%) Test Scripting
3 27 (36.00%) Automation Testing
4 26 (34.67%) Software Testing
5 16 (21.33%) Scrum
6 15 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (18.67%) Manual Testing
7 14 (18.67%) BDD
8 12 (16.00%) SOA
9 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.33%) Regression Testing
11 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.00%) Validation
12 6 (8.00%) TDD
12 6 (8.00%) Automated Testing
13 5 (6.67%) Test Planning
14 4 (5.33%) Test Strategy
14 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) SQL
2 26 (34.67%) C#
3 23 (30.67%) Java
4 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.00%) Ruby
6 4 (5.33%) Python
6 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.00%) C
7 3 (4.00%) C++
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
8 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.33%) VB
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) Degree
2 17 (22.67%) ISTQB
3 15 (20.00%) ISEB
4 4 (5.33%) HND
4 4 (5.33%) AAT
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Firmware
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) SAP
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) HP
3 2 (2.67%) Websense
3 2 (2.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.33%) Telerik
4 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.33%) Sage
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £565000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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