The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.08% 4.44% 4.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.14% 36.92% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 17
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
QA
Berkshire

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 Bracknell region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 65 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.29% 12.01% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 37
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £27,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

QA
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

QA Salary Trend in Bracknell

QA
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 34 (57.63%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.85%) Scrum
4 28 (47.46%) SQL Server
5 27 (45.76%) Web Services
6 26 (44.07%) C#
6 26 (44.07%) .NET
7 21 (35.59%) Software Testing
8 19 (32.20%) UNIX
9 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
9 16 (27.12%) Finance
9 16 (27.12%) Selenium
10 15 (25.42%) ISTQB
10 15 (25.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
11 13 (22.03%) Automation Testing
12 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
13 10 (16.95%) TDD
13 10 (16.95%) IIS
13 10 (16.95%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (16.95%) XML
13 10 (16.95%) XSLT
13 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (16.95%) Silverlight
13 10 (16.95%) Refactoring
13 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
13 10 (16.95%) BDD
14 9 (15.25%) C
15 7 (11.86%) Linux
16 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 10 (16.95%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.17%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (47.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Selenium
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) QA Engineer
2 16 (27.12%) Team Leader
3 15 (25.42%) Test Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Software Engineer
5 11 (18.64%) Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior C# Developer
6 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
6 10 (16.95%) QA Leader
7 7 (11.86%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Quality Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) QA Manager
8 6 (10.17%) Systems Test Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Senior QA Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Graduate
8 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Graduate Systems Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Software Manager
8 6 (10.17%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (5.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) Web Services
2 26 (44.07%) .NET
3 10 (16.95%) XML
3 10 (16.95%) XSLT
3 10 (16.95%) Silverlight
4 3 (5.08%) JDBC
4 3 (5.08%) Spring
4 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) UNIX
3 7 (11.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.85%) Scrum
3 21 (35.59%) Software Testing
4 13 (22.03%) Automation Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
6 10 (16.95%) TDD
6 10 (16.95%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (16.95%) Refactoring
6 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
6 10 (16.95%) BDD
7 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.17%) System Testing
8 3 (5.08%) OOP
8 3 (5.08%) OOD
8 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.08%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Software Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) SDLC
8 3 (5.08%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) C#
2 9 (15.25%) C
3 4 (6.78%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) SQL
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) ISTQB
1 15 (25.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) VMware
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago