The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 44 51 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 11 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.03% 2.32% 8.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.27% 16.42% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 44
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 67 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.35% 14.11% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 69
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £42,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,000 £57,900
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of job ads across the Bracknell region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for QA.

1 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Degree
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Selenium
5 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 8 (26.67%) SDLC
5 8 (26.67%) VMware
5 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Java
6 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) Firewall
7 6 (20.00%) .NET
7 6 (20.00%) CRM
7 6 (20.00%) Test Management
7 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Network Management
8 5 (16.67%) Unix
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Information Security
9 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
9 4 (13.33%) Legal
9 4 (13.33%) Middleware
9 4 (13.33%) Wireless
9 4 (13.33%) SMTP
9 4 (13.33%) HTTP
9 4 (13.33%) Solaris

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) SMTP
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (10.00%) JMeter
3 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.67%) Gatling
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) TestNG
4 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 10 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) BPM Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Presales Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.33%) iSeries
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 8 (26.67%) SDLC
3 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.00%) CRM
4 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Test Management
5 5 (16.67%) Network Management
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Content Management
6 4 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) Kanban
6 4 (13.33%) Line Management
6 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Social Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) C
2 4 (13.33%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) CREST Certified
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COSO
1 1 (3.33%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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