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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 208 249 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.70% 4.99% 5.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.95% 39.03% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 171 196 189
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
651 638 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.71% 12.78% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 482 484 504
Median salary £55,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.18% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,274 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +4.38%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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 -8 86 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Bracknell +9 35 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Maidenhead -5 25 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Newbury -5 15 £32,500 -39.53% 1
Slough -17 11 £75,000 +50.00%
Hungerford - 7 £42,500 - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 240 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (33.82%) Java
3 133 (27.94%) Selenium
4 123 (25.84%) Finance
5 100 (21.01%) Test Automation
6 96 (20.17%) Telecoms
7 91 (19.12%) Degree
8 89 (18.70%) Linux
9 88 (18.49%) JavaScript
10 84 (17.65%) HTML
11 83 (17.44%) SQL
12 74 (15.55%) Scrum
13 71 (14.92%) SDLC
14 70 (14.71%) JIRA
15 68 (14.29%) Automated Testing
16 66 (13.87%) Regression Testing
16 66 (13.87%) .NET
17 62 (13.03%) Microsoft
18 59 (12.39%) Oracle
19 56 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
20 55 (11.55%) BDD
21 54 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
21 54 (11.34%) Windows
22 53 (11.13%) MySQL
22 53 (11.13%) Perl
22 53 (11.13%) ISEB
22 53 (11.13%) Software Testing
23 49 (10.29%) Functional Testing
24 48 (10.08%) Python
25 47 (9.87%) C#

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 29 (6.09%) CMS
2 17 (3.57%) Drupal
3 16 (3.36%) Apache
4 14 (2.94%) IIS
5 13 (2.73%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.52%) nginx
7 10 (2.10%) Eucalyptus
8 8 (1.68%) GeoServer
8 8 (1.68%) JBoss
8 8 (1.68%) Oracle Spatial
9 6 (1.26%) Confluence
10 5 (1.05%) WordPress
11 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.15%) MS Office
3 6 (1.26%) MS Project
3 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.84%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (6.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (3.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.68%) Magento
4 5 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.19%) SaaS
2 14 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.05%) OpenShift
5 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.42%) Route 53
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.35%) IPv4
2 25 (5.25%) Firewall
3 24 (5.04%) Internet
4 17 (3.57%) DNS
4 17 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.73%) SAN
6 12 (2.52%) NAS
6 12 (2.52%) Wireshark
7 11 (2.31%) IMAP
7 11 (2.31%) SMTP
8 8 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.26%) Wireless
10 4 (0.84%) HTTP
11 3 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.63%) GSM
11 3 (0.63%) UMTS
12 2 (0.42%) IPv6
12 2 (0.42%) SSL
12 2 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.13%) MySQL
2 36 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.20%) MongoDB
4 19 (3.99%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.10%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.89%) GIS
8 8 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.47%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.47%) DB2
9 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.84%) Big Data
11 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.42%) HBase
13 2 (0.42%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 133 (27.94%) Selenium
2 70 (14.71%) JIRA
3 39 (8.19%) WebDriver
4 30 (6.30%) Git (software)
5 28 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 26 (5.46%) JMeter
6 26 (5.46%) Subversion
7 25 (5.25%) Cucumber
8 24 (5.04%) TestNG
9 21 (4.41%) LoadRunner
10 20 (4.20%) Visual Studio
11 17 (3.57%) Gatling
12 16 (3.36%) HP UFT
13 12 (2.52%) AQtime
13 12 (2.52%) WebLOAD
14 11 (2.31%) NUnit
15 10 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (2.10%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.68%) Maven
17 7 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (25.84%) Finance
2 96 (20.17%) Telecoms
3 36 (7.56%) Marketing
4 27 (5.67%) Retail
5 25 (5.25%) Manufacturing
6 20 (4.20%) Banking
7 18 (3.78%) Electronics
8 8 (1.68%) Games
9 6 (1.26%) Local Government
10 4 (0.84%) Back Office
11 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.42%) Billing
12 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (21.85%) Tester
2 80 (16.81%) QA Tester
3 74 (15.55%) Automation Tester
4 62 (13.03%) Analyst
5 58 (12.18%) Developer
6 56 (11.76%) QA Automation Tester
7 49 (10.29%) QA Engineer
8 43 (9.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 43 (9.03%) Selenium Tester
9 30 (6.30%) Java Automation Tester
10 27 (5.67%) Development Manager
11 26 (5.46%) Architect
11 26 (5.46%) Software Manager
12 25 (5.25%) Project Manager
12 25 (5.25%) QA Leader
13 24 (5.04%) Junior
13 24 (5.04%) QA Analyst
13 24 (5.04%) QA Automation Engineer
13 24 (5.04%) Test Engineer
13 24 (5.04%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (17.65%) HTML
2 66 (13.87%) .NET
3 46 (9.66%) CSS
3 46 (9.66%) Web Services
4 35 (7.35%) SOAP
4 35 (7.35%) XML
5 29 (6.09%) Ajax
6 23 (4.83%) ASP.NET
7 21 (4.41%) LAMP
8 20 (4.20%) HTML5
9 19 (3.99%) jQuery
9 19 (3.99%) RESTful
10 18 (3.78%) AngularJS
10 18 (3.78%) JSON
11 17 (3.57%) J2EE
11 17 (3.57%) Spring
12 12 (2.52%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (2.52%) LEMP Stack
13 11 (2.31%) Gherkin
13 11 (2.31%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.03%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 29 (6.09%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.78%) PMI
6 14 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (2.52%) User Experience
8 11 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.31%) Wiki
9 10 (2.10%) Enterprise Cloud
9 10 (2.10%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.68%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.68%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (1.05%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.05%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.84%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.84%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (18.70%) Linux
2 54 (11.34%) Windows
3 25 (5.25%) Unix
4 21 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.31%) Android
6 10 (2.10%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.84%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.63%) Solaris
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (21.01%) Test Automation
3 74 (15.55%) Scrum
4 71 (14.92%) SDLC
5 68 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 66 (13.87%) Regression Testing
7 56 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (11.55%) BDD
9 54 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 53 (11.13%) Software Testing
11 49 (10.29%) Functional Testing
12 46 (9.66%) DevOps
13 45 (9.45%) Automation Testing
14 43 (9.03%) SOA
14 43 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (8.61%) Project Management
16 37 (7.77%) Mentoring
16 37 (7.77%) Test Scripting
17 36 (7.56%) ITIL
17 36 (7.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 161 (33.82%) Java
2 88 (18.49%) JavaScript
3 83 (17.44%) SQL
4 53 (11.13%) Perl
5 48 (10.08%) Python
6 47 (9.87%) C#
7 39 (8.19%) PHP
8 34 (7.14%) Ruby
9 24 (5.04%) VB
10 21 (4.41%) VBScript
11 17 (3.57%) C++
12 15 (3.15%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.94%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.52%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.10%) Bash Shell
15 10 (2.10%) Groovy
16 7 (1.47%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.26%) C
18 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.42%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 91 (19.12%) Degree
2 53 (11.13%) ISEB
3 40 (8.40%) ISTQB
4 29 (6.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (4.41%) PMI Certification
6 15 (3.15%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.05%) CISM
7 5 (1.05%) CISSP
7 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.84%) PMP
9 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.21%) APMP
11 1 (0.21%) CISMP
11 1 (0.21%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.05%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.78%) VMware ESX
3 13 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.10%) GlusterFS
4 10 (2.10%) Varnish
5 8 (1.68%) GeoWebCache
5 8 (1.68%) vSphere
6 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.42%) Docker
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.21%) vCloud
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (3.36%) Puppet
2 15 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.52%) Perfmon
4 10 (2.10%) Cacti
4 10 (2.10%) Ganglia
4 10 (2.10%) Nagios
4 10 (2.10%) OpenView
4 10 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (1.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (1.68%) SCCM
5 8 (1.68%) WSUS
6 7 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.84%) Ansible
7 4 (0.84%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.42%) Graylog
8 2 (0.42%) Kibana
8 2 (0.42%) logstash
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 62 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.39%) Oracle
3 43 (9.03%) BMC
4 33 (6.93%) Remedy
5 24 (5.04%) VMware
6 21 (4.41%) SAP
7 17 (3.57%) IBM
8 16 (3.36%) webMethods
9 13 (2.73%) Ab Initio
9 13 (2.73%) Cisco
10 12 (2.52%) Software AG
11 10 (2.10%) HP
11 10 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (2.10%) Splunk
12 8 (1.68%) EMC
12 8 (1.68%) Qualys
12 8 (1.68%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.26%) DevExpress
14 5 (1.05%) Sitecore
15 4 (0.84%) Huawei
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Annapurna HR
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus / benefits
Posted: 14 days ago