The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 50 76 42
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -34
Permanent jobs citing QA 163 181 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.66% 3.56% 5.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.58% 27.72% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 130 156 238
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
392 653 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.21% 12.84% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 306 556 565
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Berkshire region.

QA Salary Trend in Berkshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

QA
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +38 55 £55,000 +15.78% 9
Hungerford - 14 £31,250 - 2
Maidenhead 0 13 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Ascot - 13 £65,000 - 5
Bracknell +7 12 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Slough +12 11 £27,000 -55.91% 4
Windsor +9 11 £35,000 +62.79%
Newbury -16 9 £35,000 -5.40% 2
Wokingham +6 5 £40,000 -21.95% 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 146 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (27.27%) Degree
3 71 (23.91%) Selenium
3 71 (23.91%) Scrum
3 71 (23.91%) Linux
4 67 (22.56%) Java
5 63 (21.21%) Finance
6 62 (20.88%) Test Scripting
7 57 (19.19%) SQL
8 55 (18.52%) HTML
9 52 (17.51%) C#
10 51 (17.17%) SDLC
11 49 (16.50%) Automated Testing
11 49 (16.50%) Microsoft
12 48 (16.16%) Python
13 47 (15.82%) .NET
14 43 (14.48%) CSS
14 43 (14.48%) Software Testing
15 41 (13.80%) JavaScript
16 37 (12.46%) Regression Testing
17 35 (11.78%) Banking
17 35 (11.78%) Web Services
18 33 (11.11%) SQL Server
18 33 (11.11%) TDD
18 33 (11.11%) Unit Testing
18 33 (11.11%) Test Automation
19 32 (10.77%) WebDriver
19 32 (10.77%) Functional Testing
19 32 (10.77%) Telecoms
20 31 (10.44%) Software Engineering

QA
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 17 (5.72%) nginx
2 13 (4.38%) CMS
3 9 (3.03%) uWSGI
3 9 (3.03%) WordPress
4 8 (2.69%) Apache
4 8 (2.69%) Confluence
4 8 (2.69%) Drupal
4 8 (2.69%) Eucalyptus
5 7 (2.36%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.35%) IIS
6 4 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.34%) DNN
8 1 (0.34%) JBoss
8 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.69%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.02%) MS Office
3 6 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.35%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.35%) FrameMaker
4 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.35%) Snagit
4 4 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.03%) Magento
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.01%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.01%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (1.01%) SAP MM
2 3 (1.01%) SAP PP
2 3 (1.01%) SAP PS
2 3 (1.01%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.01%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.75%) SaaS
2 19 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.35%) IaaS
5 4 (1.35%) PaaS
6 3 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.34%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.70%) Internet
2 11 (3.70%) Wireless
3 8 (2.69%) Firewall
4 4 (1.35%) HTTP
4 4 (1.35%) SMTP
5 3 (1.01%) DNS
5 3 (1.01%) GSM
5 3 (1.01%) LTE
6 2 (0.67%) Network Security
6 2 (0.67%) SSL
6 2 (0.67%) UMTS
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.34%) HSPA
7 1 (0.34%) LAN
7 1 (0.34%) VLAN
7 1 (0.34%) VPN
7 1 (0.34%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.06%) MySQL
3 11 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.69%) Big Data
6 5 (1.68%) SQLite
7 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.35%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.67%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.67%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 71 (23.91%) Selenium
2 32 (10.77%) WebDriver
3 27 (9.09%) JIRA
4 24 (8.08%) JMeter
5 21 (7.07%) Git (software)
6 20 (6.73%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.38%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.38%) Gatling
8 11 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.70%) JUnit
8 11 (3.70%) Subversion
9 9 (3.03%) GitLab
10 8 (2.69%) Selenium IDE
10 8 (2.69%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.36%) HP UFT
11 7 (2.36%) TestNG
12 6 (2.02%) Bugzilla
13 5 (1.68%) Maven
13 5 (1.68%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (21.21%) Finance
2 35 (11.78%) Banking
3 32 (10.77%) Telecoms
4 19 (6.40%) Marketing
5 10 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.03%) Retail
7 5 (1.68%) Advertising
7 5 (1.68%) Publishing
8 4 (1.35%) Billing
8 4 (1.35%) Legal
9 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (16.84%) QA Engineer
1 50 (16.84%) Tester
2 48 (16.16%) Developer
3 37 (12.46%) QA Tester
4 33 (11.11%) Analyst
5 27 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 26 (8.75%) Automation Tester
6 26 (8.75%) Linux Engineer
7 25 (8.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 24 (8.08%) QA Automation Engineer
9 21 (7.07%) QA Automation Tester
10 20 (6.73%) Administrator
10 20 (6.73%) Linux Administrator
11 19 (6.40%) Cloud Administrator
11 19 (6.40%) QA Analyst
12 18 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
12 18 (6.06%) Test Analyst
13 17 (5.72%) Web Developer
14 15 (5.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 15 (5.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.52%) HTML
2 47 (15.82%) .NET
3 43 (14.48%) CSS
4 35 (11.78%) Web Services
5 29 (9.76%) HTML5
6 21 (7.07%) XML
7 20 (6.73%) jQuery
8 19 (6.40%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.39%) CSS3
10 15 (5.05%) Middleware
11 13 (4.38%) ASP.NET
12 12 (4.04%) Backbone.js
12 12 (4.04%) JSON
13 11 (3.70%) RESTful
14 10 (3.37%) LAMP
14 10 (3.37%) REST
15 9 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (3.03%) Django
15 9 (3.03%) Flask
15 9 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.43%) Computer Science
1 28 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.40%) User Experience
4 12 (4.04%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.69%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (1.68%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.35%) iSeries
7 4 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.01%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.01%) PMI
9 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.67%) Social Media
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 71 (23.91%) Linux
2 29 (9.76%) Windows
3 23 (7.74%) Unix
4 19 (6.40%) Android
5 12 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.04%) Debian
6 11 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (23.91%) Scrum
3 62 (20.88%) Test Scripting
4 51 (17.17%) SDLC
5 49 (16.50%) Automated Testing
6 43 (14.48%) Software Testing
7 37 (12.46%) Regression Testing
8 33 (11.11%) TDD
8 33 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 33 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 32 (10.77%) Functional Testing
10 31 (10.44%) Software Engineering
11 30 (10.10%) DevOps
12 28 (9.43%) Automation Testing
13 27 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (8.75%) Kanban
14 26 (8.75%) Web Development
15 25 (8.42%) Test Strategy
16 24 (8.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 67 (22.56%) Java
2 57 (19.19%) SQL
3 52 (17.51%) C#
4 48 (16.16%) Python
5 41 (13.80%) JavaScript
6 24 (8.08%) C
7 23 (7.74%) Bash Shell
8 21 (7.07%) PHP
9 17 (5.72%) Perl
10 11 (3.70%) Ruby
10 11 (3.70%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.02%) C++
12 5 (1.68%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.01%) Groovy
13 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.01%) VB
13 3 (1.01%) VBScript
14 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.67%) XPath
14 2 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 81 (27.27%) Degree
2 23 (7.74%) ISTQB
3 19 (6.40%) ISEB
4 7 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.35%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.34%) AAT
8 1 (0.34%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.67%) HL7
3 2 (0.67%) SDET
4 1 (0.34%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (3.03%) Docker
2 8 (2.69%) GlusterFS
2 8 (2.69%) Varnish
3 7 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.35%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.01%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.34%) vCloud
7 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.38%) Ansible
2 11 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (2.69%) Cacti
3 8 (2.69%) Ganglia
3 8 (2.69%) Nagios
3 8 (2.69%) OpenView
3 8 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.69%) Puppet
4 2 (0.67%) Grafana
4 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.42%) Oracle
3 22 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.72%) Sun
5 14 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.70%) VMware
7 9 (3.03%) HP
8 8 (2.69%) BMC
8 8 (2.69%) Cisco
8 8 (2.69%) SAP
8 8 (2.69%) Splunk
9 7 (2.36%) Ericsson
9 7 (2.36%) Nokia
9 7 (2.36%) Nortel
10 6 (2.02%) Huawei
11 4 (1.35%) Adobe
11 4 (1.35%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.01%) Ariba
13 2 (0.67%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.67%) Cognizant
Bracknell, Berkshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Strike IT Services
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Ascot
Bink
Salary: £25-£30k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum 45K Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Bink
Salary: £35,000pa to £55,000pa (subject to experience) and excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Bink
Salary: £35,000pa to £55,000pa (subject to experience) and excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: Home Based. Salary competitive, according to experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Bink
Salary: £30,000pa to £70,000pa (subject to experience) + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago