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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 53 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 21 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.79% 1.56% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 1.62% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 5
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
523 370 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 94.40% 96.10% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 369 217 316
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 28 January 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 15 (62.50%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 15 (62.50%) Web Services
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 15 (62.50%) Selenium
3 15 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (25.00%) UNIX
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (12.50%) Python
7 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
1 15 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Test Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 15 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago