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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 115 150 148
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +110.52%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1553 2342 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.57% 95.28% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1882 1579
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) RIA
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Swagger
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Swagger
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA