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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.47% 5.64% 5.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 39.47% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 15
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
40 76 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.17% 14.29% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 29
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £27,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (53.13%) C#
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Web Services
3 15 (46.88%) XML
3 15 (46.88%) XSLT
3 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
3 15 (46.88%) IIS
3 15 (46.88%) OOA/OOD
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
3 15 (46.88%) TDD
3 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Refactoring
3 15 (46.88%) Silverlight
3 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
3 15 (46.88%) BDD
3 15 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (28.13%) C
5 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 6 (18.75%) UNIX
7 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.38%) Python
9 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.38%) User Experience
9 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 2 (6.25%) Zend

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (46.88%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (3.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) POP3
3 1 (3.13%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Team Leader
3 15 (46.88%) C# Developer
3 15 (46.88%) Senior Developer
3 15 (46.88%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Product Owner
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) Web Services
3 15 (46.88%) XML
3 15 (46.88%) XSLT
3 15 (46.88%) Silverlight
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) Yii
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) OOA/OOD
2 15 (46.88%) Scrum
2 15 (46.88%) TDD
2 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Refactoring
2 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
2 15 (46.88%) BDD
3 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.25%) Product Management
4 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) MVC
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) C
3 3 (9.38%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) PHP5
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Zend
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
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