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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 50 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.43% 6.58% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.52% 57.63% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 5
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,000 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
84 59 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.73% 11.41% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 54 36 51
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 17 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) OOP
3 21 (39.62%) Java
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
4 20 (37.74%) Degree
5 18 (33.96%) HTML
6 17 (32.08%) Scrum
7 13 (24.53%) C#
7 13 (24.53%) .NET
8 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
9 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.87%) CSS
11 9 (16.98%) PHP
11 9 (16.98%) MySQL
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle
11 9 (16.98%) Windows
11 9 (16.98%) Linux
11 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
11 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.98%) MVC
11 9 (16.98%) LAMP
11 9 (16.98%) Web Design
11 9 (16.98%) Multimedia
11 9 (16.98%) Zend
11 9 (16.98%) PHP5
11 9 (16.98%) jQuery
11 9 (16.98%) HTML5
11 9 (16.98%) Yii

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) CMS
1 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.66%) MS Project
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) RoboHelp
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.55%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.66%) Network Security
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) MySQL
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Selenium
1 3 (5.66%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.98%) Multimedia
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) German Language
3 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Test Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Technical Leader
4 8 (15.09%) PHP Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Test Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Senior QA Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) HTML
2 13 (24.53%) .NET
3 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
4 10 (18.87%) CSS
5 9 (16.98%) LAMP
5 9 (16.98%) jQuery
5 9 (16.98%) HTML5
5 9 (16.98%) Yii
5 9 (16.98%) CSS3
6 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
6 8 (15.09%) Spring
6 8 (15.09%) JDBC
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) User Experience
3 3 (5.66%) PMI
4 2 (3.77%) Firmware
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) OOP
3 17 (32.08%) Scrum
4 9 (16.98%) Web Design
4 9 (16.98%) MVC
4 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.98%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
5 8 (15.09%) BDD
5 8 (15.09%) Revenue Management
5 8 (15.09%) OOD
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) Project Management
7 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.43%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) PHP
4 9 (16.98%) PHP5
5 7 (13.21%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
1 9 (16.98%) Zend
2 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) Northgate
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