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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 99 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 0.093% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.099% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +176.31%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -

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
1331 2025 2228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.30% 94.36% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1568 1505
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
5 8 (66.67%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) Oracle
6 7 (58.33%) Financial Institution
6 7 (58.33%) JMeter
6 7 (58.33%) Finance
6 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
6 7 (58.33%) Security Testing
6 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (58.33%) Gatling
7 5 (41.67%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
9 2 (16.67%) Grafana
9 2 (16.67%) InfluxDB
9 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
9 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (16.67%) Product Management
9 2 (16.67%) JIRA
9 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 2 (16.67%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) InfluxDB
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 7 (58.33%) Gatling
3 7 (58.33%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) Gradle
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Swagger
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Security Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Product Management
6 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Information Management
7 1 (8.33%) Kanban
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 6 days ago