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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 189 182 195
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 23 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.79% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.83% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 23
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £32,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £43,700
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +18.57%
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
4301 4826 5258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.11% 95.24% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3477 3601 3787
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +16 7 £35,000 -8.49% 1
Bracknell 0 5 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Newbury -3 5 £45,000 -14.28% 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 40 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 20 (50.00%) Java
5 18 (45.00%) Selenium
6 15 (37.50%) Windows
7 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (32.50%) JIRA
8 13 (32.50%) Scrum
9 12 (30.00%) Linux
9 12 (30.00%) SOAP
9 12 (30.00%) WebDriver
9 12 (30.00%) Manual Testing
10 11 (27.50%) RESTful
10 11 (27.50%) Web Services
11 10 (25.00%) SQL
11 10 (25.00%) Finance
12 9 (22.50%) MySQL
12 9 (22.50%) Unix
12 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
13 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (20.00%) Oracle
13 8 (20.00%) C#
13 8 (20.00%) Regression Testing
14 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
14 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
14 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
14 7 (17.50%) Python
14 7 (17.50%) AngularJS

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 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) GSM
1 2 (5.00%) IMAP
1 2 (5.00%) LTE
1 2 (5.00%) NAS
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) SMTP
1 2 (5.00%) UMTS
1 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Selenium
2 13 (32.50%) JIRA
3 12 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (17.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 3 (7.50%) ClearCase
7 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.00%) AQtime
8 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.00%) WebLOAD
8 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
9 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.00%) Electronics
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) SOAP
2 11 (27.50%) RESTful
2 11 (27.50%) Web Services
3 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.50%) JSON
4 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (12.50%) React
4 5 (12.50%) XML
5 4 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (5.00%) MAPI
6 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Wiki
2 4 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Unix
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.00%) Android
5 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 12 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Analytics
9 6 (15.00%) BDD
10 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Presales
10 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.00%) Build Automation
11 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.00%) System Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) C#
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) Perl
6 4 (10.00%) Ruby
7 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.50%) VB
8 2 (5.00%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) NICE Systems
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago