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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.07% 4.38% 3.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 55.56% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 15
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,600 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
54 36 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.13% 7.88% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 48
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (41.67%) Scrum
4 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 23 (38.33%) UNIX
6 22 (36.67%) Software Testing
7 21 (35.00%) Web Services
8 20 (33.33%) C#
8 20 (33.33%) .NET
9 16 (26.67%) Finance
9 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 16 (26.67%) Selenium
10 15 (25.00%) ISTQB
10 15 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 13 (21.67%) Automation Testing
12 8 (13.33%) Degree
12 8 (13.33%) Linux
13 7 (11.67%) Ethernet
13 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
13 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
13 7 (11.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
13 7 (11.67%) System Testing
13 7 (11.67%) Network Security
14 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
14 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 6 (10.00%) Java
15 5 (8.33%) SQL
15 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
15 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 7 (11.67%) Network Security
2 7 (11.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) LTE
3 1 (1.67%) RNC
3 1 (1.67%) GSM
3 1 (1.67%) UMTS
3 1 (1.67%) 3G
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
3 1 (1.67%) 2G
3 1 (1.67%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) QA Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) Test Engineer
3 14 (23.33%) Software Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Team Leader
4 11 (18.33%) QA Leader
5 8 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Software Manager
6 7 (11.67%) Software Team Leader
6 7 (11.67%) Graduate
6 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) QA Manager
6 7 (11.67%) Quality Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Graduate Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Systems Test Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Leader
9 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) Web Services
2 20 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (6.67%) JDBC
3 4 (6.67%) XML
3 4 (6.67%) XSLT
3 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.67%) Spring
3 4 (6.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) FMCG
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) CESG
4 1 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) UNIX
3 8 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Scrum
3 22 (36.67%) Software Testing
4 13 (21.67%) Automation Testing
5 7 (11.67%) System Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.67%) TDD
8 4 (6.67%) OOD
8 4 (6.67%) OOP
8 4 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (6.67%) Revenue Management
8 4 (6.67%) Refactoring
8 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.67%) BDD
9 3 (5.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (10.00%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 15 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) CISSP
3 1 (1.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Nortel
2 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (1.67%) Nokia
2 1 (1.67%) VMware
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car
Posted: 24 days ago