The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 57 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 19 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.17% 1.59% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 1.67% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 4
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +3.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £49,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
QA Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
566 419 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 94.33% 95.23% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 384 237 336
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Bracknell

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 22 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Software Testing
3 15 (68.18%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (68.18%) Web Services
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (68.18%) Finance
3 15 (68.18%) Scrum
3 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
3 15 (68.18%) Selenium
3 15 (68.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) Automation Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
6 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 4 (18.18%) UNIX
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 4 (18.18%) Network Security
9 3 (13.64%) Python
9 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Test Management
9 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Selenium
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
1 15 (68.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Software Testing
2 15 (68.18%) Scrum
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Automation Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Test Management
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
1 15 (68.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago