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 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 (QA)
Rank 31 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 45 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.12% 8.31% 6.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.39% 74.42% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 34
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
93 43 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.79% 11.17% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 66 26 80
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Windows
3 30 (47.62%) Scrum
4 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
5 21 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 19 (30.16%) UNIX
7 18 (28.57%) Finance
8 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
8 16 (25.40%) Web Services
8 16 (25.40%) C#
8 16 (25.40%) .NET
8 16 (25.40%) Selenium
9 15 (23.81%) ISTQB
9 15 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (23.81%) Java
9 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 14 (22.22%) SQL
11 13 (20.63%) JDBC
11 13 (20.63%) OOP
11 13 (20.63%) OOD
11 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
11 13 (20.63%) Algorithms
11 13 (20.63%) Waterfall
11 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (20.63%) Automation Testing
11 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
11 13 (20.63%) Spring
11 13 (20.63%) Revenue Management
12 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 9 (14.29%) Degree

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.52%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 6 (9.52%) Network Security
2 6 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.59%) LTE
3 1 (1.59%) RNC
3 1 (1.59%) GSM
3 1 (1.59%) UMTS
3 1 (1.59%) 3G
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) 2G
3 1 (1.59%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) QA Engineer
2 18 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Software Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Technical Leader
4 9 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) QA Leader
5 7 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 6 (9.52%) Graduate
6 6 (9.52%) Graduate Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Software Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
6 6 (9.52%) QA Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) .NET
1 16 (25.40%) Web Services
2 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
2 13 (20.63%) Spring
2 13 (20.63%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) CESG
3 1 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 33 (52.38%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) UNIX
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (47.62%) Scrum
3 21 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 13 (20.63%) Revenue Management
4 13 (20.63%) Waterfall
4 13 (20.63%) Automation Testing
4 13 (20.63%) OOP
4 13 (20.63%) OOD
5 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.52%) System Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Test Management
7 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.17%) Service Management
8 2 (3.17%) ITIL
8 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.17%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) C#
2 15 (23.81%) Java
3 14 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) ISTQB
1 15 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) CISSP
4 1 (1.59%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) Nortel
2 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
2 1 (1.59%) Nokia
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