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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.15% 6.15% 5.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.61% 43.40% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 18
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £69,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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
57 53 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.87% 14.17% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 61
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (63.08%) Java
3 40 (61.54%) Selenium
4 32 (49.23%) Scrum
5 31 (47.69%) Automated Testing
6 28 (43.08%) Test Scripting
7 27 (41.54%) Internet
7 27 (41.54%) SDLC
8 26 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 25 (38.46%) JMeter
10 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
10 24 (36.92%) HTML
10 24 (36.92%) Finance
11 23 (35.38%) Software Testing
11 23 (35.38%) Open Source
11 23 (35.38%) Degree
11 23 (35.38%) Performance Testing
11 23 (35.38%) VBScript
11 23 (35.38%) LoadRunner
11 23 (35.38%) ISEB
11 23 (35.38%) DevOps
11 23 (35.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (33.85%) Agile Testing
12 22 (33.85%) Functional Testing
12 22 (33.85%) Non-Functional Testing
12 22 (33.85%) Defect Management
12 22 (33.85%) Gatling
12 22 (33.85%) TCP/IP
12 22 (33.85%) Workflow
12 22 (33.85%) Firewall

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 22 (33.85%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (41.54%) Internet
2 22 (33.85%) DNS
2 22 (33.85%) Firewall
2 22 (33.85%) 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
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (61.54%) Selenium
2 25 (38.46%) JMeter
3 23 (35.38%) LoadRunner
4 22 (33.85%) Gatling
4 22 (33.85%) TestNG
4 22 (33.85%) Visual Studio
5 7 (10.77%) JIRA
5 7 (10.77%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.62%) XMLSpy
8 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Tester
2 23 (35.38%) Automation Tester
2 23 (35.38%) Selenium Tester
2 23 (35.38%) Senior Automation Tester
2 23 (35.38%) Senior Tester
3 22 (33.85%) Java Automation Tester
3 22 (33.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 14 (21.54%) QA Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Architect
5 10 (15.38%) Integration Architect
6 9 (13.85%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.15%) IT Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) QA Leader
8 4 (6.15%) QA Team Leader
8 4 (6.15%) Software Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Software QA Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Software QA Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) HTML
2 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) Ajax
2 22 (33.85%) 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
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (10.77%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (10.77%) Mainframe
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) Scrum
3 31 (47.69%) Automated Testing
4 28 (43.08%) Test Scripting
5 27 (41.54%) SDLC
6 26 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 23 (35.38%) DevOps
7 23 (35.38%) Open Source
7 23 (35.38%) Performance Testing
7 23 (35.38%) Software Testing
8 22 (33.85%) Agile Testing
8 22 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (33.85%) CRM
8 22 (33.85%) Defect Management
8 22 (33.85%) Functional Testing
8 22 (33.85%) Kanban
8 22 (33.85%) Non-Functional Testing
8 22 (33.85%) Workflow
8 22 (33.85%) Workflow Management
9 17 (26.15%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) Java
2 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 23 (35.38%) VBScript
4 22 (33.85%) Perl
4 22 (33.85%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Degree
1 23 (35.38%) ISEB
1 23 (35.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) COSO
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) webMethods
2 10 (15.38%) Ab Initio
2 10 (15.38%) Software AG
3 7 (10.77%) IBM
3 7 (10.77%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle