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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 210 185 210
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 14 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.60% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.64% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 13
Average salary £37,250 £43,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.36% -13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
5441 5117 5178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.78% 93.19% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 3943 4322
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -10 7 £60,000 +29.03% 1
Slough +1 3 £24,000 -52.00%
Bracknell - 3 £50,000 - 1
Newbury +6 1 £37,500 +10.29%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (59.46%) Selenium
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
4 13 (35.14%) ISEB
5 12 (32.43%) Java
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) Python
7 10 (27.03%) UNIX
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
7 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (21.62%) Perl
8 8 (21.62%) C#
8 8 (21.62%) C++
9 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
9 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
9 7 (18.92%) TestNG
10 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
10 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 6 (16.22%) C
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.51%) Apache

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (13.51%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
3 3 (8.11%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) IMAP
4 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.41%) NAS
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) TestNG
3 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
4 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
5 4 (10.81%) JMeter
5 4 (10.81%) JUnit
6 3 (8.11%) Capybara
7 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 2 (5.41%) WebLOAD
7 2 (5.41%) jMock
7 2 (5.41%) AQtime
7 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.41%) LoadUI
7 2 (5.41%) Hudson
8 1 (2.70%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.41%) JMS
3 2 (5.41%) MAPI
3 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 2 (5.41%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Open Source
4 2 (5.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) UNIX
3 7 (18.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Web Development
7 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
7 5 (13.51%) DevOps
8 3 (8.11%) E-business
8 3 (8.11%) CMMI
8 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.11%) QMS
8 3 (8.11%) TDD
9 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Java
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) Python
3 8 (21.62%) Perl
3 8 (21.62%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) C++
4 6 (16.22%) C
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) ISEB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) HND
5 1 (2.70%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
1 2 (5.41%) VMware
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Sage
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago