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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.38% 3.97% 3.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.90% 42.55% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 15
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,450 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -0.65%
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
41 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.71% 9.33% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 37
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 17 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) Scrum
4 26 (42.62%) SQL Server
5 24 (39.34%) Web Services
6 23 (37.70%) C#
6 23 (37.70%) .NET
7 22 (36.07%) UNIX
7 22 (36.07%) Software Testing
8 16 (26.23%) Finance
8 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
8 16 (26.23%) Selenium
9 15 (24.59%) ISTQB
9 15 (24.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
10 13 (21.31%) Automation Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Linux
12 7 (11.48%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (11.48%) IIS
12 7 (11.48%) C
12 7 (11.48%) XML
12 7 (11.48%) XSLT
12 7 (11.48%) TDD
12 7 (11.48%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 7 (11.48%) Ethernet
12 7 (11.48%) Silverlight
12 7 (11.48%) Degree
12 7 (11.48%) Refactoring
12 7 (11.48%) Computer Science

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (11.48%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.48%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 7 (11.48%) Network Security
2 7 (11.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (42.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) QA Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Test Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) Software Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) Team Leader
4 11 (18.03%) QA Leader
5 8 (13.11%) Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.48%) QA Manager
6 7 (11.48%) Quality Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Graduate
6 7 (11.48%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Graduate Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Software Manager
6 7 (11.48%) Software Team Leader
6 7 (11.48%) Systems Test Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) Web Services
2 23 (37.70%) .NET
3 7 (11.48%) Silverlight
3 7 (11.48%) XML
3 7 (11.48%) XSLT
4 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.56%) Spring
4 4 (6.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.64%) FMCG
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) CESG
3 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) Scrum
3 22 (36.07%) Software Testing
4 13 (21.31%) Automation Testing
5 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.48%) TDD
6 7 (11.48%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (11.48%) Refactoring
6 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.48%) System Testing
6 7 (11.48%) BDD
7 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) OOP
8 4 (6.56%) OOD
8 4 (6.56%) Revenue Management
8 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.56%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) C#
2 7 (11.48%) C
3 5 (8.20%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) ISTQB
1 15 (24.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) CISSP
3 1 (1.64%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) VMware
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago