The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 127 138 135
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.24% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
QA Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1627 2107 2358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.22% 95.60% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1706 1631
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Reading region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Phone
3 3 (37.50%) People Management
3 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) RIA
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Swagger
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) People Management
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago