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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.74% 3.17% 3.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.48% 41.03% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 19
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
69 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.19% 7.74% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 35
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 April 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) SDLC
3 20 (43.48%) Finance
4 19 (41.30%) Windows
5 18 (39.13%) Automated Testing
6 12 (26.09%) .NET
6 12 (26.09%) Web Services
6 12 (26.09%) System Testing
7 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
7 11 (23.91%) Degree
8 10 (21.74%) Selenium
8 10 (21.74%) SaaS
8 10 (21.74%) HTML
8 10 (21.74%) Java
9 9 (19.57%) Scrum
9 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
9 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle
10 8 (17.39%) SQL
10 8 (17.39%) OOP
10 8 (17.39%) DevOps
10 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (15.22%) C#
11 7 (15.22%) SCVMM

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (10.87%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Selenium
2 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.87%) Gatling
3 5 (10.87%) JIRA
3 5 (10.87%) JMeter
3 5 (10.87%) LoadRunner
3 5 (10.87%) TestNG
3 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) Ant
6 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Local Government
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) QA Leader
2 12 (26.09%) QA Manager
2 12 (26.09%) QA Team Leader
2 12 (26.09%) Software Manager
2 12 (26.09%) Software QA Manager
2 12 (26.09%) Software Team Leader
2 12 (26.09%) Team Leader
3 11 (23.91%) QA Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Developer
5 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Developer in Test
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Integration Architect
6 5 (10.87%) IT Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
1 12 (26.09%) Web Services
2 10 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) Ajax
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) Cocoa
4 2 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) SDLC
3 18 (39.13%) Automated Testing
4 12 (26.09%) System Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
6 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
6 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.39%) DevOps
7 8 (17.39%) OOP
8 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Functional Testing
9 6 (13.04%) QA Automation
10 5 (10.87%) Agile Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Defect Management
10 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.87%) VB
5 5 (10.87%) VBScript
6 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.87%) ISEB
3 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) CISM
5 1 (2.17%) CISMP
5 1 (2.17%) CISSP
5 1 (2.17%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.17%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Ab Initio
3 5 (10.87%) Northgate
3 5 (10.87%) Software AG
3 5 (10.87%) webMethods
4 3 (6.52%) NICE Systems
5 2 (4.35%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago