The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 84 45 66
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 161 297 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.12% 5.36% 4.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.39% 38.98% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 142 229 165
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
QA
South East

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
610 762 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.81% 13.75% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 524 532 459
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

QA
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -13 56 £51,250 +13.88% 7
Newbury +4 32 £45,000 -1.09% 3
Slough -3 25 £61,250 +44.11% 1
Bracknell -25 13 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Maidenhead -11 11 £70,000 - 4
Wokingham -6 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Windsor -1 1 £21,500 -71.33%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 154 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (32.99%) Java
3 115 (29.19%) Finance
4 112 (28.43%) Degree
5 92 (23.35%) Mentoring
6 82 (20.81%) SQL
7 79 (20.05%) Web Services
8 73 (18.53%) Linux
8 73 (18.53%) Test Automation
9 72 (18.27%) Scrum
10 68 (17.26%) SaaS
11 65 (16.50%) Python
12 63 (15.99%) Windows
13 62 (15.74%) Project Management
14 60 (15.23%) C#
15 58 (14.72%) SQL Server
15 58 (14.72%) Selenium
16 57 (14.47%) Microsoft
17 56 (14.21%) ITIL
18 55 (13.96%) .NET
18 55 (13.96%) Computer Science
19 53 (13.45%) SDLC
20 51 (12.94%) HTML
21 49 (12.44%) MS Excel
22 48 (12.18%) Ruby
23 47 (11.93%) Manual Testing
24 46 (11.68%) Telecoms
25 44 (11.17%) JavaScript
26 43 (10.91%) CSS
27 42 (10.66%) XML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.79%) IIS
3 7 (1.78%) Apache
3 7 (1.78%) CMS
4 6 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.02%) Tuxedo
6 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.54%) MS Project
4 5 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (4.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.02%) BASE24
4 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.51%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 68 (17.26%) SaaS
2 20 (5.08%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.02%) Sage Pay
4 3 (0.76%) Office 365
5 2 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.63%) Cisco IOS
2 32 (8.12%) Cisco Nexus
2 32 (8.12%) Firewall
3 22 (5.58%) HTTP
4 18 (4.57%) SMTP
5 17 (4.31%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.81%) DNS
7 13 (3.30%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (2.54%) SSL
9 7 (1.78%) Internet
9 7 (1.78%) IPv4
10 5 (1.27%) MPLS
11 4 (1.02%) ATM
11 4 (1.02%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.02%) Wireless
12 3 (0.76%) IMAP
12 3 (0.76%) NAS
12 3 (0.76%) PBX
12 3 (0.76%) SAN
12 3 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.09%) NoSQL
3 15 (3.81%) Big Data
4 14 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.30%) MySQL
5 13 (3.30%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.03%) SQL CLR
7 6 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.76%) OLTP
9 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.51%) HBase
9 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (14.72%) Selenium
2 34 (8.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 24 (6.09%) Cucumber
5 22 (5.58%) Jenkins
6 21 (5.33%) JIRA
7 20 (5.08%) WebDriver
8 19 (4.82%) HP UFT
9 16 (4.06%) Git (software)
10 12 (3.05%) ERwin
10 12 (3.05%) LoadRunner
10 12 (3.05%) Subversion
11 6 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.52%) JUnit
11 6 (1.52%) TestNG
12 5 (1.27%) Hudson
12 5 (1.27%) JMeter
13 3 (0.76%) Selenium IDE
13 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 115 (29.19%) Finance
2 46 (11.68%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.84%) Marketing
4 22 (5.58%) Retail
5 19 (4.82%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.31%) Electronics
7 11 (2.79%) Local Government
8 9 (2.28%) Banking
9 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (13.20%) Developer
2 44 (11.17%) Tester
3 42 (10.66%) Test Engineer
4 37 (9.39%) QA Tester
5 34 (8.63%) QA Engineer
6 31 (7.87%) QA Manager
7 30 (7.61%) Analyst
8 27 (6.85%) Test Leader
8 27 (6.85%) Test Manager
9 24 (6.09%) Administrator
9 24 (6.09%) Architect
10 23 (5.84%) QA Test Engineer
11 21 (5.33%) Project Manager
11 21 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
12 19 (4.82%) Automation Engineer
13 17 (4.31%) Graduate
13 17 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
13 17 (4.31%) Test Automation Engineer
14 16 (4.06%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (20.05%) Web Services
2 55 (13.96%) .NET
3 51 (12.94%) HTML
4 43 (10.91%) CSS
5 42 (10.66%) XML
6 41 (10.41%) SOAP
7 27 (6.85%) JSON
8 25 (6.35%) Ajax
9 23 (5.84%) jQuery
10 18 (4.57%) ASP.NET
10 18 (4.57%) REST
10 18 (4.57%) RESTful
11 14 (3.55%) Spring
12 13 (3.30%) AngularJS
13 12 (3.05%) J2EE
14 8 (2.03%) .NET Framework
15 7 (1.78%) Java EE
15 7 (1.78%) LAMP
16 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (1.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.96%) Computer Science
2 39 (9.90%) Data Centre
3 32 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.12%) EMC VNX
3 32 (8.12%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.31%) Client/Server
5 16 (4.06%) Data Structures
5 16 (4.06%) Smart Meter
6 11 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.03%) Clustering
7 8 (2.03%) Replication
8 6 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.52%) PMI
9 5 (1.27%) User Experience
9 5 (1.27%) Wiki
10 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.02%) Contactless
10 4 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.02%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 73 (18.53%) Linux
2 63 (15.99%) Windows
3 29 (7.36%) Unix
4 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.27%) Android
5 5 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (23.35%) Mentoring
3 73 (18.53%) Test Automation
4 72 (18.27%) Scrum
5 62 (15.74%) Project Management
6 56 (14.21%) ITIL
7 53 (13.45%) SDLC
8 47 (11.93%) Manual Testing
9 42 (10.66%) Automated Testing
10 34 (8.63%) Software Testing
11 33 (8.38%) Capacity Planning
12 32 (8.12%) Test Scripting
12 32 (8.12%) Test Strategy
13 31 (7.87%) Service Management
14 29 (7.36%) Defect Management
15 27 (6.85%) BDD
15 27 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (6.85%) Software Engineering
16 26 (6.60%) E-Commerce
17 24 (6.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (32.99%) Java
2 82 (20.81%) SQL
3 65 (16.50%) Python
4 60 (15.23%) C#
5 48 (12.18%) Ruby
6 44 (11.17%) JavaScript
7 40 (10.15%) PowerShell
8 34 (8.63%) Perl
9 24 (6.09%) C++
10 16 (4.06%) C
11 15 (3.81%) ABAP
11 15 (3.81%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.05%) Groovy
12 12 (3.05%) R
13 11 (2.79%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.28%) PHP
14 9 (2.28%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.03%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.03%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (28.43%) Degree
2 39 (9.90%) ISTQB
3 29 (7.36%) ISEB
4 19 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (4.57%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.28%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.76%) CCNA
9 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.76%) PMP
10 2 (0.51%) CCNP
11 1 (0.25%) CISM
11 1 (0.25%) CISMP
11 1 (0.25%) CISSP
11 1 (0.25%) CLAS
11 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.76%) AQAP
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) SDET
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) GMP
5 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (8.88%) VMware ESX
3 32 (8.12%) vSphere
4 20 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (8.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 32 (8.12%) SCCM
1 32 (8.12%) WSUS
2 31 (7.87%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.78%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.76%) Perfmon
4 3 (0.76%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 57 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.66%) SAP
3 40 (10.15%) Cisco
4 36 (9.14%) Oracle
4 36 (9.14%) VMware
5 32 (8.12%) EMC
5 32 (8.12%) Qualys
6 31 (7.87%) Red Hat
7 27 (6.85%) HP
8 20 (5.08%) Citrix
9 12 (3.05%) IBM
10 8 (2.03%) Northgate
10 8 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.03%) Vertica
11 7 (1.78%) BMC
11 7 (1.78%) Forcepoint
11 7 (1.78%) Remedy
12 6 (1.52%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.27%) Canon
14 4 (1.02%) CyberSource
Reading, Berkshire
ConSol Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus paid per Quarter, Pension and
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP Negotiable on experience +Many benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Daily Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Northgate Public Services
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Hungerford
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 38000-45000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary Plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Maidenhead
McGraw Hill Education
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + health / pension / certifications
Posted: 27 days ago