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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 56 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.49% 9.07% 7.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.65% 53.26% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 44 19
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £59,250 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
68 92 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.14% 17.04% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 59 70 27
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 14 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 15 (50.00%) Windows
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 14 (46.67%) Web Services
3 13 (43.33%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (30.00%) C#
5 9 (30.00%) .NET
6 8 (26.67%) OOP
6 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (23.33%) SDLC
7 7 (23.33%) SCVMM
7 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) C++
8 6 (20.00%) Unix
8 6 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (20.00%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (20.00%) QA Automation
8 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Local Government
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Test Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (23.33%) QA Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Developer in Test
5 6 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Graduate
6 5 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
7 4 (13.33%) QA Leader
7 4 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (10.00%) QA Manager
8 3 (10.00%) QA Team Leader
8 3 (10.00%) Software Manager
8 3 (10.00%) Software QA Manager
8 3 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) .NET
3 7 (23.33%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) Cocoa
5 2 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (6.67%) Silverlight
5 2 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) PMI
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) CESG
4 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (26.67%) OOP
4 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
4 7 (23.33%) SDLC
5 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) System Testing
8 2 (6.67%) BDD
8 2 (6.67%) Change Control
8 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.67%) Line Management
8 2 (6.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (20.00%) C++
2 6 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) CISMP
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) CLAS
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) GMP
2 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Northgate
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Apple
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