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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.67% 7.05% 7.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.20% 70.45% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 37
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £27,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,500 £57,500
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
89 44 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.83% 10.00% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 90
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
3 28 (45.16%) Scrum
4 26 (41.94%) Windows
5 20 (32.26%) Software Testing
6 19 (30.65%) OOP
7 18 (29.03%) Java
7 18 (29.03%) Finance
8 16 (25.81%) C#
8 16 (25.81%) .NET
8 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 16 (25.81%) Selenium
9 15 (24.19%) Web Services
9 15 (24.19%) ISTQB
9 15 (24.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (22.58%) SQL
11 13 (20.97%) JDBC
11 13 (20.97%) OOD
11 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
11 13 (20.97%) Spring
11 13 (20.97%) Revenue Management
11 13 (20.97%) Waterfall
11 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
11 13 (20.97%) Algorithms
12 12 (19.35%) Automation Testing
13 11 (17.74%) UNIX
14 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
14 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
15 9 (14.52%) Linux

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Project
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) Network Security
3 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.84%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) 2G
5 1 (1.61%) WiMAX
5 1 (1.61%) RNC
5 1 (1.61%) 3G
5 1 (1.61%) GSM
5 1 (1.61%) UMTS
5 1 (1.61%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.29%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Selenium
2 2 (3.23%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) QA Engineer
2 17 (27.42%) Test Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) Technical Leader
5 9 (14.52%) Senior QA Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Quality Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) PHP Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Junior
11 3 (4.84%) QA Manager
11 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Graduate
11 3 (4.84%) Systems Test Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.84%) Software Manager
11 3 (4.84%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) .NET
2 15 (24.19%) Web Services
3 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
3 13 (20.97%) Spring
3 13 (20.97%) JDBC
4 6 (9.68%) HTML
4 6 (9.68%) CSS
4 6 (9.68%) LAMP
4 6 (9.68%) jQuery
4 6 (9.68%) HTML5
4 6 (9.68%) Yii
4 6 (9.68%) CSS3
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.68%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) CESG
5 1 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) UNIX
3 9 (14.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) Scrum
3 20 (32.26%) Software Testing
4 19 (30.65%) OOP
5 13 (20.97%) OOD
5 13 (20.97%) Revenue Management
5 13 (20.97%) Waterfall
6 12 (19.35%) Automation Testing
7 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.68%) MVC
8 6 (9.68%) Web Design
8 6 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (8.06%) Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.45%) Regression Testing
10 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.84%) System Testing
11 3 (4.84%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) C#
3 14 (22.58%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Python
5 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.68%) PHP
5 6 (9.68%) PHP5
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) ISTQB
1 15 (24.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (12.90%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Zend
3 1 (1.61%) Nortel
3 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.61%) Nokia
3 1 (1.61%) Northgate
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