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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.66% 4.47% 5.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.68% 39.02% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 28
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
73 41 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 19.06% 11.45% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 61 40 56
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,049 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +3.82%

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
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 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.92%) Java
3 34 (52.31%) Selenium
4 30 (46.15%) Automated Testing
4 30 (46.15%) SDLC
5 25 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 24 (36.92%) Scrum
7 23 (35.38%) Internet
8 22 (33.85%) Finance
9 21 (32.31%) Regression Testing
10 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (30.77%) Software Testing
10 20 (30.77%) DevOps
11 19 (29.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (29.23%) JMeter
11 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
12 18 (27.69%) Perl
12 18 (27.69%) HTML
12 18 (27.69%) ISEB
12 18 (27.69%) Test Scripting
12 18 (27.69%) Open Source
13 17 (26.15%) Functional Testing
13 17 (26.15%) Non-Functional Testing
13 17 (26.15%) Agile Testing
13 17 (26.15%) Defect Management
13 17 (26.15%) Gatling
13 17 (26.15%) Ajax
13 17 (26.15%) Performance Testing
13 17 (26.15%) Kanban
13 17 (26.15%) TestNG

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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 17 (26.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) Internet
2 17 (26.15%) DNS
2 17 (26.15%) Firewall
2 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (52.31%) Selenium
2 19 (29.23%) JMeter
3 17 (26.15%) Gatling
3 17 (26.15%) LoadRunner
3 17 (26.15%) TestNG
3 17 (26.15%) Visual Studio
4 9 (13.85%) JIRA
5 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.62%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (4.62%) XMLSpy
7 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.54%) Ant
8 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.54%) Maven
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Back Office
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Automation Tester
1 17 (26.15%) Java Automation Tester
1 17 (26.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 17 (26.15%) Selenium Tester
1 17 (26.15%) Senior Automation Tester
1 17 (26.15%) Senior Tester
1 17 (26.15%) Tester
2 14 (21.54%) QA Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) Architect
3 12 (18.46%) Integration Architect
4 11 (16.92%) QA Leader
4 11 (16.92%) QA Manager
4 11 (16.92%) QA Team Leader
4 11 (16.92%) Software Manager
4 11 (16.92%) Software QA Manager
4 11 (16.92%) Software Team Leader
4 11 (16.92%) Team Leader
5 9 (13.85%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) HTML
2 17 (26.15%) .NET
2 17 (26.15%) Ajax
2 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.23%) SOAP
4 4 (6.15%) XML
5 3 (4.62%) JMS
5 3 (4.62%) REST
5 3 (4.62%) WSDL
5 3 (4.62%) XSD
6 1 (1.54%) CSS
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (10.77%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (10.77%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) CESG
5 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Automated Testing
2 30 (46.15%) SDLC
3 25 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 24 (36.92%) Scrum
5 21 (32.31%) Regression Testing
6 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (30.77%) DevOps
6 20 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Open Source
7 18 (27.69%) Test Scripting
8 17 (26.15%) Agile Testing
8 17 (26.15%) CRM
8 17 (26.15%) Functional Testing
8 17 (26.15%) Kanban
8 17 (26.15%) Non-Functional Testing
8 17 (26.15%) Performance Testing
8 17 (26.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (26.15%) Workflow
8 17 (26.15%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Java
2 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.69%) Perl
4 17 (26.15%) VB
4 17 (26.15%) VBScript
5 4 (6.15%) SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 18 (27.69%) ISEB
3 17 (26.15%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) CISM
5 1 (1.54%) CISMP
5 1 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) CLAS
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Xen
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) webMethods
2 12 (18.46%) Ab Initio
2 12 (18.46%) Software AG
3 7 (10.77%) IBM
3 7 (10.77%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 3 (4.62%) NICE Systems
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago